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‘Action if anyone found involved in casino’

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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday warned that stern action would be taken if any official of administration (police) is involved in the illegal casino business.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday warned that stern action would be taken if any official of administration (police) is involved in the illegal casino business.

“We will take legal action if any people in the administration is found cooperating the casino business. They will face trial,” he said.

The home minister was talking to reporters at a press conference at his ministry office in the secretariat in the afternoon.

In response to a query in this regard, he claimed they had intelligence that the people who were engaged in running the casino did not have any permission from the government.

The minister also warned that action will be taken not only against the casino but also against all business centres running without permission of the government.

“We give license for running bar, likewise government approval is needed to run casino,” he said.

RAB arrested Jubo League Dhaka South Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan at his Gulshan home yesterday evening for running a “casino” at a football club in Fakirerpool.

 

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