70 held in N’ganj bar raid, huge wine seized

3 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Police have arrested 70 people during a raid on Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation’s Mary Anderson Floating Restaurant and Bar in Narayanganj, reports bdnews24.com.

Law enforcers from the Detective Branch of Police and Fatullah Model Police Station led by Additional Police Superintendent (DB) Subash Chandra Saha, conducted the two-hour operation on Monday, Narayanganj District Police said in a statement.

Eighty-one cartons containing foreign beer cans and four cartons containing bottles of foreign alcohol were seized during the raid which ended at 10pm Monday, the statement added.

Authorities of the bar failed to produce a licence to store the alcohol, Police Superintendent (DB) Subash Chandra Saha told bdnews24.com.