A large stash of alcohol was seized and two persons were arrested in a raid at a restaurant in Dhaka's Gulshan last night.
The Department of Narcotics Control carried conducted the drive at Horse and Horse restaurant around 10:00pm, saying that the restaurant was offering foreign liquor, shisha and beer without permission.
They arrested restaurant manager Monir Hossain and cashier Sarwar Alam following the drive.
The operation lasted till midnight. During the raid, officials found stocks of alcohol, beer and shisha in the restaurant, Khorshed Alam, assistant director of Department of Narcotics Control (DNC), said.
Officials said, 203 bottles of foreign liquor of various brands, 810 cans of beer, two kg of banned shisha and three hookahs were seized from the restaurant.
A case was filed with Gulshan Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act today.