Staff Reporter, OnushondhanNews:
Police have arrested two people in connection with the beating of Selim Mia, a DSB member of Bogra’s Dhunat police station, and snatching off his mobile phone. They were arrested on Monday (March 29) night from the Bererbari area of the Nimgachhi union in the Upazila.
Earlier, around 7:30 pm, gamblers beat up DSB member Selim Mia for filming a gambling event in Birerbari of Dhunat Upazila and Shimultala area bordering Shajahanpur Upazila. Police raided the place at night and arrested two people. The detainees are Jail Haq, son of Alimuddin of Bererbari village, and Abu Saeed, son of Bachchu Miah.
According to police and local sources, gambling events worth lakhs of rupees have been going on in the border areas of Dhunat and Shajahanpur Upazilas under the leadership of Zakir Hossain, Malek, Razzak, Babu, Hitlu, and Alimuddin for a long time. Two months ago, Dhunat police conducted a raid and arrested several gamblers, and filed a case. But even then they came out on bail and have been conducting gambling again.
On Monday (March 29), DSB Selim Mia of Dhunat police station went to the gambling point alone. He then took pictures and videos of their gambling on his mobile phone. The enraged gamblers beat DSB Selim and snatched his mobile phone. DSB Selim later escaped and escaped. Dhunat police conducted a raid in the Bererbari area on the same night. Ali Haque’s son Jail Haque and Bachchu Mia’s son Abu Saeed were detained during the operation. DSB Selim Mia of Dhunat police station filed a case against 27 people including gambler Hitlu.
In this regard, DSB Selim said, after receiving the news of gambling, when they went to get the information of the gamblers secretly, they suddenly attacked him, beat him, and snatched his mobile phone.
Dhunat Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kripa Sindhu Bala said a group has been conducting gambling events in the border areas of Dhunat and Shajahanpur Upazilas for a long time. Earlier, a case was also filed against some gamblers. But even then they managed to gamble there again. When they went to get this information, they beat up DSB Selim and snatched his phone. Two people have been arrested in the incident. DSB Selim has filed a case against 27 people in the incident.