Ex-chairman arrested from Chatkhil gambling party

Published : 25 Jul 2022 08:34 PM

The police arrested two people from the gambling scene after conducting a raid in Parkot Union of Chatkhil Upazila of Noakhali. One of the arrested is 

former chairman of Parakot UP Touhidur Rahman. Gambling equipment and cash were seized from them.

On Monday morning, they were arrested under section 34 and sent to the judicial court. 

The arrested are former chairman of Parkot Union Towwuhidur Rahman (55) and Belal Hossain (60), a resident of East Parkot village.

Deputy Inspector of Police (SI) of Chatkhil police station. Farooq Hossain said that we were on patrol at Parakot Union at night. While on patrol, on the basis of secret information, an operation was carried out on the banks of East Parkot canal. 

Meanwhile, Tauhidur Rahman and Belal Hossain were arrested while gambling in a house on the canal. Sensing the presence of the police, other gamblers jumped into the canal and ran away.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Chatkhil Police Station. Gias Uddin confirmed the matter and said that they were sent to the court on Monday morning showing their arrest under Section 34.