Casino owner Khaled Mahmud placed on 7-day remand

Staff Correspondent
19 September 2019, Thu
Published: 10:36

Casino owner Khaled Mahmud placed on 7-day remand

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court has placed Jubo League Dhaka South Organizing Secretary Khaled Mahmud on 7-days of remand, on Thursday (September-19).

Metropolitan Magistrate Mahamuda Akther gave the order around 9 pm.

He was produced before the court around 9 pm in two cases seeking 14 days of remand in a strict watch.

And, (RAB) filed 3 cases were filed against Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan in Gulshan Police station, who was arrested for running an illegal casino.

Deputy Commissioner Sudeep Kumar said the media that a 3-separate case has filed with Gulshan Police station under arms, money laundering and narcotics acts.

He also said that police will investigate two cases filed under arms and narcotics acts. Khaled was sent to court seeking 14 days of remand under the two cases. However, documents of money laundering cases were sent to Criminal Investigation Department, and police will also investigate the money laundering case.

On September 18 night, police seized one shotgun, 2-pistols, 57 rounds of shotgun bullets, 53 rounds of pistol bullets and 585 pieces of yaba pills from his residence, and police also, seized Tk 10,34,550 cash and foreign currency. 

On the other hand, members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested 142 people from a "casino" in city’s Fakirerpool area On September 18.

Sarwor Alam, executive magistrate of RAB said the media that a mobile court of the elite force conducted a drive at Fakirerpool Youngmen's Club around 6 pm and detained them from its "casino".

Director of RAB also told that a huge amount of currency, foreign liquor and some casino boards were seized from the club.