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  • Jubo League leader Samrat

    Samrat taken to Rab office

    Former Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, an alleged kingpin of the illegal casino business in Dhaka, has been taken to the office of Rab-1 for interrogation in connection with two cases filed under the arms and narcotics control acts.

  • Narco, arms cases filed against Samrat

    Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat used to lead a large gang whose members would often torture those who refused to pay extortion money or opposed him, Rab claimed yesterday.

  • ‘Gambling was his only addiction’

    Gambling was the only addiction of Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Samrat, claimed his wife Sharmin Chowdhury. “He had no greed for property, flats or cars … He used to take frequent trips to Singapore to gamble there,” she told reporters when Rab raided their Mohakhali DOHS residence yesterday afternoon, hours after Samrat was arrested in Cumilla.

  • Rashed Khan Menon

    Casino: Legal notice served to take steps against Menon

    A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the home ministry requesting it to take necessary action against Rashed Khan Menon, chairman of the governing body of Young Men's Club, for running casino business in the club.

  • Casino business in Dhaka

    Helping Nepalis to flee: ‘No evidence found against police’

    Police could not get any evidence of their involvement in helping 15 Nepalis to flee Fakirerpool Young Men’s Club.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Political Adviser H T Imam

    ‘Names which have surfaced in casino probe infiltrated AL’

    Prime Minister’s Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam claims that six of the seven men, whose names so far have appeared in the casino business investigation, were patronised by BNP leader Mirza Abbas, Sadeque Hossain Khoka and Mosaddek Ali Falu.

  • Nepali staffers sneaked

    Nepali staffers sneaked in as RMG traders

    Some of the Nepali citizens who had been working at a casino in Mohammedan Sporting Club came to Bangladesh in the guise of readymade garments traders, documents recovered from the club showed.

  • DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon

    No action taken against DSCC councilor for casino business: Khokon

    Hailing the ongoing drive against the casino and illegal business, Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon says that he informed the local government ministry about one of his councilors’ casino business but no action was taken against him.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Govt won’t allow casino in country: Kamal

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says the government would not allow operation of any illegal business like casino in the country.

  • Drive at 4 clubs: Casino, gabmling equipment, liquor, cash seized

    Police seize casino, gambling equipment, liquors and cash conducting drives at four clubs in Motijheel area of Dhaka.

  • Khalid on 7-day remand

    Jubo League Dhaka South Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan has been remanded for seven days in two separate cases filed for running a casino in Fakirerpool.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Action if anyone found involved in casino business: Kamal

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal warns that stern action would be taken if any official of administration is involved in the illegal casino business.

  • DMP to prepare list of casinos

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam says he instructed the officials concerned to make a list of all illegal gambling places and casinos in Dhaka.

  • Crackdown on ‘casinos’

    Rab last night arrested Jubo League Dhaka South Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan at his Gulshan home in connection with running a “casino” at a football club in Fakirerpool.