Kalabagan KC, Banani Club to lose registrations for casino business

Sun Online Desk

13th December, 2019 02:22:20 printer

Kalabagan KC, Banani Club to lose registrations for casino business

Kalabagan Krira Chakra and Banani Club, registered with the Department of Social Services, are going to lose registrations for their involvement with illegal casino business.

The Social Welfare ministry already has sent directives to Zilla Somajsheba Karjaloy, Dhaka in this regard.

Abdullah Al Mamun, Director of Department of Social Services, on Thursday informed the Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Social Welfare in a meeting held in Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

“Our Dhaka Somajsheba Karjaloy had sent letters to the respective two clubs, but the club authorities did not reply yet. Somajsheba Karjaloy has been asked to send letters to the clubs one more time by registered post. If they will not respond we will make a unilateral decision of revoking their registrations,” he said.

According to meeting proceedings, based on media reports, the Social Welfare ministry mentioned the name of 15 clubs that were involved in the illegal casino business.

The clubs in Dhaka city, those were involvement in illegal casino business, are—Foolbagan Club (Mirpur), Chalantika Club (Mirpur), Arambagh Krirachakra, Yong Men’s (Fakirapool), Mohamedan Sporting Club, Victoria Sporting Club, Arambagh Club, Dilkhusha Club, Muktijoddha Sangsad Krirachakra, Dhaka Wonderers Club, Banani Golden Club, Dhaka Club, Dilkhusha Sporting Club, Kalabagan Krira Chakra, and Banani Club.

The report said, among those clubs, the first 13 clubs are not registered with Somajsheba Karjaloy. Only Kalabagan Krira Chakra, and Banani Club are registered. So Deputy Director of Dhaka Somajsheba Karjaloy was issued letter on November 9 to take measures against them.