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No casino will be allowed to operate in city, says DMP chief

Published : Friday, 20 September, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 217

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam on Thursday warned of bringing casino owners and their associates under the ambit of law no matter how influential they are in society.
"No casino will be allowed to operate in the capital," he said.
The DMP chief came up with the warning at a press conference at his office in Dhaka around 12:30pm.
Shafiqul Islam said, "Gambling, running casinos will not be allowed in the capital. Police will be strict while enforcing laws against those, who are involved in gambling, running casinos, no matter how influential they are."
Md Shafiqul Islam today said he instructed the officials concerned to make a list of all illegal gambling dens and casinos in Dhaka.
No illegal gambling rings or casinos will be allowed to operate in the capital, Police will be stringent in applying the law against those who are involved with gambling, no matter how influential they are, he said.

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