Man orders 300k+ lungi on Facebook; gets jail time and 10lac fine for not paying

  • November 24, 2023

The court fined a person named Amjad Hossain Kiron (44) for ordering lungi from Facebook and not making the payment afterwards. The court sentenced the accused to 2 years imprisonment and fined Tk 10 lakh.

Rajshahi Divisional Cyber Tribunal Government Advocate Ismat Ara Begum said the accused contacted a lungi factory on Facebook in June 2022. Later he asked to order some samples of lungi through Facebook. After getting the sample lungi, he paid the money through mobile phone. Then he ordered a lungi worth Tk 3 lakh 32 thousand 280 through Facebook. After that the lungi was sent from that factory.

She also said that the accused kept the phone and contact off on Facebook with the sellers. On July 24 of the same year, Bulbul Hossain filed a case at Belkuchi police station as the plaintiff. In the judgment of this case, the court sentenced the accused Kiron to two years in prison. At the same time, the court imposed a fine of Tk 10 lakh and another six months imprisonment if he fails to make the payment.