The police arrested Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan for reportedly running the illegal casino. He is also president of Youngmen’s Club, Fakirerpool where the casino is situated. Along with Khaled, 142 people were also arrested from the Casino. Jubo League is the youth wing of the ruling Awami League.
According to RAB Tk 24 lakh, foreign liquor and Yaba pills were recovered from the spot.Reports of illegal casinos operating in Dhaka often appear in the media.
The raid on the casino and arrest of the Jubo league leader comes a day after the Awami League General Secretary and Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader issued warning that if necessary, an integrity drive would be conducted inside the Awami League also to prevent corruption and wrongdoings.