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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.

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.

Helping Nepalis To Flee / 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.

‘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 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.

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.

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 19, 2019
September 19, 2019

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.

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019

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.

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019

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.

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019

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.