Seven arrested while gambling at AL office

UNB . Rajshahi | Update:

Map of RajshahiPolice arrested seven people, including an Awami League leader, while gambling at a local ruling party office in Horgram union of Poba upazila on Saturday night.

The arrestees are Matiur Rahman, 53, Haran Chandra Das, 42, Hasan Alim, 35, Jamal Uddin, 48, Yusuf Ali, 50, Amzad Hossain, 40, and Raju Hossain, 34.

Of them, Hasan is the assistant secretary of the union unit of the ruling party while Matiur president of ward-3 unit of Krishak League.

Mansur Ali Arif, officer-in-charge of Kashiadanga police station, said on information, police conducted a drive at the ward-3 AL office on Saturday night and arrested seven people with cards and cash money.

Besides, three other people, including ward AL president Shahjahan Ali, managed to flee, he said.

All of the arrestees were produced before a court on Sunday morning and a case was filed against them, the OC said.

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