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2024-04-13 20:07:40

Tight security measures in Ctg ahead of Pahela Boishakh

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Tight security measures in Ctg ahead of Pahela Boishakh

The authorities of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP), Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and district police here have taken extra security measures to avert any untoward incident on Pahela Boishakh, the first day of the Bengali New Year, reports BSS.

CMP issued some important instructions on the occasion of Bangla New Year 1431. The authority urged all to abide by these guidelines for the protection of public safety and law and order.

The authorities took the decision to deploy 3,850 police personnel for uninterrupted celebration of Pahela Boishakh in the city and district.

CMP sources said they would deploy 2,650 police personnel at 92 points and set up 32 check posts in different strategic places in the metropolis as part of its security measures.

RAB will also deploy over 350 personnel in Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Feni and Comilla cities to maintain law and order, RAB Commander Mahbubul Alam said.

SM Shofiullah, Superintendent of Police of Chattogram district, said over 1800 police personnel will be kept for vigil at important places including upazila headquarters on the occasion of Pahela Boishakh.

Special security measures will be taken especially at the biggest Boishakhi Mela celebration venues - DC Hill, CRB area, Patenga sea beach and Shilpakala Academy, said CMP sources.

Besides, different tourist spots and amusement parks including Foy's Lake, Swadhinata Park, Parky Sea Beach, Chattogram University campus and Sitakunda Eco Park will be brought under the security net, the sources added.

Bd-pratidin English/Tanvir Raihan

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