BNP senior leader Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan on Thursday (September-19) clamied that the (AL) government has turned Dhaka into a city of casinos like that of Las Vegas.
Dr Moyeen told that Dhaka was built 400 years, back during the rule of Mughuls, and later it learned name of a city of mosques, but that city now has become a city of casinos.
BNP senior leader Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan told this, came up with the remarks while speaking at a human-chain programme arranged by Doctors’ Association of Bangladesh in front of the Jatiya-Press Club, demanding BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia’s release.
He said that we heard that Bangladesh would be upgraded into a developed country like Singapore. but, I want to say that the (AL) government has turned Dhaka city into a city like the United States gambling and sin city of Las Vegas, one step above Singapore.
Dr Abdul Moyeen told: If Dhaka city becomes Las Vegas due to the push of a middle-income country, I have no idea, where the city will go when this country becomes a developed.
On the other hand, RAB raided some clubs in the city and detained and sentenced at least 142 people in connection with running (casinos) gambling On Wednesday evening, and RAB also arrested Jubo League Dhaka South unit organizing secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan from his Gulshan home.
Abdul Moyeen told that Bangladesh was liberated mainly for 2-reasons, establishing democracy and attaining economic emancipation of the people, but AL government (one-party autocratic) rule has been established instead of democracy, and while Dhaka has become Las Vegas instead of economic emancipation of people.
BNP senior leader also told that the AL government has kept Khaleda Zia in jail unfairly in the (false cases) as she raised her voice in favors of democracy.