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2 detained after raid in Chittagong snooker club

  • Published at 01:22 am September 21st, 2019
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Chittagong Police have detained two people after shutting down Hangout, a snooker club, in Chittagong. 

The club is located on the first floor of Almas Cinema Bhaban at the city’s Kazir Dewri under Kotwali police station.

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Golam Rasul Babul, secretary general of Chattogram Paribahan Malik Samity, is the owner of the club, which was launched in 2007.

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Kotwali police station OC Mohammad Mohsin said they conducted the raid at the club based on allegations of gambling during snooker, and pool matches there.

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“The snooker club was shut down as the owner could not show any valid document for running such a club. No narcotic substances were found during the drive. We are now questioning the detainees,” said the OC.

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 Police detained 27 people, including 25 players, from the club. Later, the 25 players, who included some students, were released after giving an undertaking.