Stringent security measure for Eid: IGP


PV Desk : The entire country would be brought under stringent security measures, including in the capital city, with deployment of RAB and police for peaceful and smooth celebration of the holy Eid-ul-Azha.

“We have taken all possible measures to ensure security for peaceful celebration of the Eid. The law enforcement agencies will be alert to avert any sort of criminal activities before and after the Eid festival across the country,” Inspector General (IGP) of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque told here today.

He said the law enforcement agencies have been asked for an intensified countrywide security vigil in the capital and elsewhere, adding, “Police in uniform and plainclothes alongside the elite anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) would keep a vigil on bus terminals, ferry ghats and train stations and shopping malls to deal with extortionists, pickpockets, cheats and muggers.”

The IGP said the law enforcement agencies were also asked to ensure smooth movement of vehicles on highways, waterways and train routes. The entire capital would be brought under the surveillance of the closed circuit televisions (CCTV) cameras during the Eid, he added.