‘Betting was his lone enslavement’

Betting was the main habit of Jubo League pioneer Ismail Hossain Samrat, asserted his better half Sharmin Chowdhury.

“He had no avarice for property, pads or vehicles … He used to take continuous outings to Singapore to bet there,” she told columnists when Rab struck their Mohakhali DOHS home yesterday evening, hours after Samrat was captured in Cumilla.

Sharmin, the second spouse of the supposed club ruler, additionally guaranteed, “Samrat has no advantage at all and he spent whatever he earned from betting on the gathering.”

“Circumstances are different. Individuals don’t take an interest in the gathering’s projects except if they are given cash. Along these lines, he required a ton of cash and I think he engaged in the club business and betting consequently,” she said.

Answering to a question, Sharmin said her better half engaged in the gambling club business three to four years prior. She, nonetheless, “had no unmistakable thought regarding it”.

“Prior to that, he may have gotten cash through business as contractual worker… Or perhaps from his ‘boro bhai’ [influential seniors] inside the gathering,” she said.

Sharmin wedded Samrat 19 years back and they had a child who is currently living abroad.

Samrat, an open-heart medical procedure persistent, didn’t live in their Mohakhali home as there is no lift in the structure. Sharmin used to meet him at his Kakrail office twice or thrice a month. There, she saw another club card shark and Juba League pioneer Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan, she said.

“Supposedly, Samrat claims this level, one in Shantinagar and the workplace in his Kakrail house,” she stated, answering to an inquiry about his property.

“No different pioneers were as famous as Samrat… . He is a decent man and carried on well with all,” she included.

Sharmin respected the drive against the gambling clubs however made statements would not have gotten to this point on the off chance that they had made a move against the business when it started in the nation.

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