Law enforcers have arrested 89 people from different areas in three upazilas of the district for betting on Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League matches.
Police conducted the anti-betting drive from Friday night on information that people were betting on BBPL matches, said sources at the police super’s office.
Of them, 18 were detained from Kathalbari Bazar and 10 from Mogolbachha area in sadar upazila, while nine from Moniar Haat, Chander Haat and Dighirp Par areas of Nageshwari, seven from Indrarpar in Ulipur, four from Choumohoni Bazar and 22 from Kazir Char at Hatia municipality in Ulipur.
Detective branch members held 19 people from Moyna Bazar area in Ulipur.
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