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Casino raid: 3 cases filed against Jubo League leader Khalid

Casino raid: 3 cases filed against Jubo League leader Khalid

Jubo League leader Khalid. Photo: Collected

Dhaka, Sep 19 : Three cases were filed against Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan, organising secretary of Dhaka South city unit of Jubo League on Thursday afternoon in connection with the recovery of illegal firearms and drugs from his possession.

Deputy Commissioner (Gulshan Division) Sudip Kumar Chatterjee said three cases—one under the Arms Act, another under the Narcotics Control Act while another under the Anti-money Laundering Act—were filed with Gulshan police station by Rab.

On Wednesday, Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested Khalid, also president of Fakirerpool Youngmen’s Club, from Gulshan area for running an illegal casino.

Three firearms, including an unauthorised one along with bullets, and Yaba pills were recovered from his possession.

The arrest came after a Rab mobile court detained 142 people from the casino.

Besides, Tk 24 lakh in cash, foreign liquor and some casino boards were seized from casino.