Law enforcers cordon off three bars in city

Sun Online Desk

23rd September, 2019 08:57:10 printer

Law enforcers cordon off three bars in city

Police raided Fu-Wang Club in the capital's Tejgaon area on Monday afternoon. Photo: Reaz Ahmed Sumon

Law enforcers on Monday cordoned off three bars-- Golden Dragon Bar on New Eskaton road, Piyashi Restaurant & Bar at Moghbazar and Fu-Wang Club at Tejgaon-- as part of their ongoing drives against casinos and illegal gambling.

They conducted these drives suspecting that there might be gambling activities going on in the bars, but found no traces of such irregularities there.

Police started a raid at Golden Dragon Bar on New Eskaton area in the city around 7:30 pm but found no irregularities like running illegal casinos.

Earlier, on the same day, police raided Piyashi Restaurant and Bar Ltd at Dhaka’s Moghbazar intersection area this evening.

Hatirjheel Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Abdur Rashid said, “We have raided the Piyashi Restaurant & Bar, but did not find anything.”

Previously in the day, a joint-team of Detective Branch (DB) of Police and Tejgaon Industrial Police Station started another raid at Fu-Wang Club at Tejgaon Industrial area of the capital this afternoon.


The team led by deputy commission (DC) of police (Tejgaon zone) Anisur Rahman, started the drive around 5:00 pm that some people were engaged in running Casino business and gambling there.

Abdullah Al Mamun, Executive Magistrate of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) was present in the drive.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police have recently raided different sporting clubs in Dhaka and Chittagong busting illegal casinos where several people were detained on the charge of running illegal casinos and gambling.