Members of the National Security Intelligence (NSI) arrested three Indian nationals from the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium area in Chattogram on suspicion of involvement in an international gambling ring on Saturday.
The ZACS is hosting the two-match Test series opener played between Bangladesh and West Indies.The NSI members detained the three men at the main entrance of the stadium in Sagarika area of Pahartali Police Station around 02:30pm.
The three arrested people are - Sunil Kumar (38), Chetan Sharma (33) and Sunny Magu (32).
“The NSI has arrested three people and handed them over to the police station as different types of international gambling circles are active with the game,” Officer-in-Charge of Pahartali Police Station. Hasan Imam told reporters.
“BCB and the NSI suspect that the three arrested Indians are members of the network.
“No special gambling materials were found in their possession. However, some related videos were found on the mobile. We are checking and sorting. If they are really gamblers, legal action will be taken against them,” he added.
The police officer also said that they will look into the matter whether they had entered Bangladesh legally.