The gambling room was regularly held at ward no. 7 of Awami League office of Haragram union of Rajshahi; Such allegations were for many days. Locals informed the police a few times but no remedy was found. Finally, the residents told the phone to senior officials of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police.
On Saturday (November 7th), RMP’s OC Mansur Ali of Rashtriya Kasidanga Police Station conducted a raid at the Ward 7 Awami League office of Haragam union. At that time, seven jurors were arrested, including gambling equipment.
The arrested are Motiur Rahman (4), Haran Chandra Das (42), Hasan Ali (5), Jamal Uddin (3), Yousuf Ali (3), Amjad Hossain (3) and Raju Hossain (3). During the operation three more escaped.
Locals said that casino gambling was going on at the Awami League office under the leadership of Shahjahan Ali, the ward no. 3, for a long time.
Earlier, despite the occasional anger of the locals, gambling has not stopped. Police raided the gambling room at around 7:30 pm on Saturday.
Seven people were arrested for gambling. However, ward Awami League president Shajahan Ali was able to flee, said Kasidanga Police Station SI Mokbul Hossain.
SI Mokubul Hossain filed a case against eight persons in the case.