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Crackdown on another casino

Kalabagan Club President held

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Staff Reporter :
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) cordoned off Kalabagan Krira Chakra Club in capital on Friday afternoon.
Suspecting that some people have been running casino business in the Kalabagan club, a team of the RAB-2 besieged it around 4:00pm, Lt Col Ashique Billah, Commanding Officer (CO) of the elite force, told the reporter on Friday evening.
The club president Shafiqul Alam Feroz, also member of Central Executive committee of Krishak League, has been confined by the RAB men, the RAB offcials aid.
The elite force members led by Gausul Azam, Executive Magistrate of RAB Headquarters, entered the club around 7:15pm.
On September 18, RAB raided at least five clubs in Dhaka city, arrested 182 people in connection with running "casinos", gambling, and drug abuse, and sealed off at least two clubs.
Rab also arrested Jubo League Dhaka South Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan at his Gulshan home for running a "casino" at a football club in Fakirerpool in the city.

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