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Police torches gambling den in Mymensingh

  • Mymensingh Correspondent
  • 10th August, 2022 04:26:53 PM
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Police torches gambling den in Mymensingh

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Mymensingh Kotwali Model Thana Police set a gambling den on fire on early Wednesday. Gamblers were conducting their activities after building a temporary house on the bank of Bhabkhali River under Mymensingh sadar.

The gamblers, however, managed to flee the scene after sensing presence of police during the raid.

Officer-in-charge (OC) Shah Kamal Akand of Kotwali Model Thana said police were conducting regular operation following the order of SP Mohammad Ahmar Uzzaman to make the district free from gambling.

On information, a team of Kotwali police conducted the raid on the area but the gamblers managed to flee the scene immediately.

Later, in presence of local people, police set fire on the makeshift house built by the gamblers. People in the area also breathed a sigh of relief after the operation conducted by the police. They also urged police to show zero tolerance against the gamblers.