Nine more arrested in Kurigram over IPL gambling
Police arrested nine more people at Ulipur upazila in Kurigram district over Indian Premier League (IPL) gambling.
The arrested were Rashedul Islam, 35, Nur Islam, 50, Dulal Mia, 24, Lavlu Mia, 22, Mahfuzur Rahman, 19, Mezbaul Islam, 19, Atuqur Rahman, 29, Yasin Ali, 22, Rashedul Islam, 28.
They were sent to jail on Saturday afternoon following a court order.
Police sources said they were detained from a grocery shop at Patilpur village on Friday night when they were gambling during an IPL match.
A television, seven mobile phones and cash Tk 19,710 from their possessions.
On September 22, police also arrested eight people at the upazila over the same issue.
Ulipur Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Moazzem Hossain said a total of 23 people were arrested in last three days over gambling and drug.