casino in Dhaka

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

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.

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019

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.

October 7, 2019
October 7, 2019

‘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.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

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.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

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.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

‘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.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

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.

September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019

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.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

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.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

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.