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142 held from 'casino' in Dhaka

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A huge amount of currency, foreign liquor and some casino boards were seized from the club, Sarwar- Bin-Kashem, director (legal and media) of Rab, told.

 

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today detained 142 people from a "casino" in Dhaka’s Fakirerpool area this afternoon.

A mobile court of the elite force conducted a drive at Fakirerpool Youngmen's Club around 5:30 pm and detained them from its "casino", said Sarwoer Alam, executive magistrate of Rab.

A huge amount of currency, foreign liquor and some casino boards were seized from the club, Sarwar- Bin-Kashem, director (legal and media) of Rab, told.

Meanwhile, another team of Rab confined the residence of the club president Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan in Gulshan this evening, he said.

Khaled, also organising secretary of Dhaka (south) city unit of Jubo League, was not arrested till filing this report 6:50pm, he added.