Mon. Jan 20th, 2020

12 foreigners nabbed for alleged gambling

Twelve foreigners were arrested by the police for alleged gambling on September 2 at the Lurs Store, Top side.

Based on the police report, a caller informed authorities about a case of alleged gambling which resulted into the arrest of 12 foreigners composed of three Nepalese and nine Bangladeshis.

The suspects are identified in the report as Nepalese Wanchu

Tamang,28, Kiran Tamang, 29, Nirmal Kumar Shah, 38, and Bangladeshis Farug, 29, Mohammed Motin, 33, Moshin Uddin, 29, Mohammed Faij Uddin, 36, Imran Mohammed Nazir, 36, Jahed Hosen, 44, Awlad Hossain, 44, Mohammad Monir Hossain, 27, and Soman Banik, 39.

The suspects were arrested and confined by the police for alleged Gambling, Promoting Gambling, and Possession of Gambling Device.

Special Assistant to the Minister of Justice (MOJ) Keiden Kintol told Island Times that authorities were able to seize gambling paraphernalia from the suspects, identified as playing cards, and a cash totaling $2,571 during the arrest. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)