Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has found gambling equipment at Chattogram's Muktijoddha Krira Sangsad and Mohammedan Sporting Club during raids on Saturday evening.
Separate teams of the elite force started raiding Muktijoddha Krira Sangsad, Mohammedan Sporting Club and Abahani Limited Club from 7pm as part of the countrywide drive against illegal casinos and gambling spots.
"We found gambling equipment at Muktijoddha Krira Sangsad and Mohammedan Club, but did not find any such thing at Abahani," RAB Senior ASP Mimtanur Rahman told The Business Standard.
Two sharp weapons were also found at Muktijoddha club.
Another RAB team raided Friends Club in the port city.
The elite force in a drive detained 142 persons from a casino in Dhaka's Fakirapool area on Wednesday. Later RAB detained Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan, organising secretary of Dhaka City South chapter of Jubo League, from his Gulshan residence for running the casino illegally.
Later on Friday, RAB conducted drives at Kalabagan Krira Chakra and Dhanmandi Club.
Gambling chips, foreign pistols, 572 packets of playing cards, yellow yaba tablets and other casino material were also confiscated during the drive at Kalabagan Club. RAB detained its President Shafiqul Alam Firoz, who is now on 10-day police interrogation.
Few hours later, RAB raided Dhanmondi Club Limited and sealed off its bar for next 24 hours after finding mismanagement in its stock register.