A Dhaka court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Manjurul Alam Sikder, chairman of the scam-hit e-commerce platform Alesha Mart, in two cheque fraud cases.
Tofazzal Hossain, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Dhaka, passed the order after hearing two cases filed in this regard.
Besides, the court has fixed November 24 for the accused to appear before it, said Khademul Islam, counsel for the plaintiff.
On September 7, a man named Abdullah Al Mamun filed two cases against Alesha Mart chairman Manjurul Alam Sikder. Later on the day, the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate court summoned the accused.
According to the case, Mamun placed orders to purchase three motorbikes on June 5 and 7 last year (2021). After failing to deliver the products, Alesha Mart authorities gave Mamun two cheques totalling Tk 4,23,000.
However, the cheques were dishonoured when they were submitted to Dutch-Bangla Bank’s Ibrahimpur branch for encashment on June 20
Mamun made another order to purchase three motorbikes on June 24 last year. After failing to deliver the motorbikes Alasha Mart authorities paid him an Islami Bank cheque of Tk 3,52,000 which also was dishonoured later.