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Gambling sting nets four arrests
Complaints lead to raid at two stores, authorities say
Khan Nahidul Hassan
N. Khan - photo by For the Forsyth County News
Two local convenience stores were shut down over the weekend as part of what authorities said was an ongoing countywide investigation into video gambling.Forsyth County Sheriff’s Capt. Tim House said two people were arrested Saturday at the Exxon by Hammond’s Crossing in north Forsyth. According to Sheriff's Lt. Col. Gene Moss, Nahidul Hassan Khan, 49, was charged with one count each of operating a gambling place and commercial gambling.Mohammad Zahangir Alam, 30, was charged with two counts commercial gambling.As of Tuesday, both men remained in custody at the Forsyth County Detention Center. According to jail spokeswoman, their bond amounts have been set at $11,110 per count of commercial gambling.A third person, Mokaddes Hassan Khan, age unknown, turned himself in Tuesday at the jail.