RAB also confiscated gambling chips, foreign pistols, 572 packets of playing cards, yellow yaba tablets and other casino material during the drive
A Dhaka court on Sunday placed Kalabagan Krira Chakra President Shafiqul Alam Firoz on another three-day remand in a case filed for possession of illegal drugs.
Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sufian Noman granted the remand when Firoz was produced before the court with a 10-day remand plea, Kalabagan police station General Recording Officer and Sub-Inspector Md Ashraful Alam informed The Business Standard.
Earlier on September 20, a Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) team arrested Firoz during a raid at the club in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, as part of the government's drive against illegal casinos.
RAB also confiscated gambling chips, foreign pistols, 572 packets of playing cards, yellow yaba tablets and other casino material during the drive.
Later, RAB took Firoz took into custody for questioning.
The law enforcement agency then filed two cases against the club president with Dhanmondi police station – one under the Arms Act and another under the Narcotics Control Act – on Saturday morning.
Shafiqul was put on two five-day remands for each of the cases.
Shafiqul Alam Firoz is a member of Krishak League's central committee and senior vice-president of the Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (Baira).