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17 gambler arrested in Dhaka

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 18:29, 16 January 2021   Update: 18:36, 16 January 2021
17 gambler arrested in Dhaka

Members of Rapid Action Battalion have arrested 17 persons while they were gambling in Chawkbazar and South Keraniganj areas in Dhaka.

The arrestees are – Md. Rubel, 35, Alamgir, 33, Yusuf, 34, Hasan, 36, Ibrahim, 32, Mohammad Ali, 40, Azizul, 30, Siddiqur Rahman, 32, Iqbal Hossain, 35, Arif Bepari, 37, Soleman, 36, Haydul, 37, Selim, 41, Palash, Sohel, 32 and Mizan Talukdar, 38.

A press release from RAB-10 confirmed the matter on Saturday (January 16).

Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB personnel, conducted a drive at the areas and caught 17 gamblers red handed while they were gambling, the RAB press release said.

A casino board, seven mobile phones, playing cards, a bed-sheet and Tk 22,550 were recovered from the spot, stated the release.

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