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Security beefed up in capital, check posts set up in entry points

08 December 2022


Staff Reporter :
Law enforcers have beefed up security at all entry points and other key locations in the capital centring BNP's rally to be held on December 10.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and Savar police have set up check posts at Gabtali, Amin Bazar, Ashulia, Jatrabari, Postagola, Babubazar, Abdullahpur and Purbachal.
Police conducted searching various passengers travelling by different moods of vehicles whether they were carrying crude bombs or other harmful elements.
Police are on alert and gathering information on crude-bomb makers and their activities, DMP sources said.
A number of police officials said they have heightened vigilance following the explosion of a crude bomb in front of the BNP's Nayapaltan office on December 3.
A case was filed with Paltan Police Station against 75 supporters and leaders of the BNP, Jubo Dal, and Chhatra Dal over the incident.   By setting up check posts, Police started searching different vehicles at Aminbazar and Ashulia, major entry points of Dhaka, connecting the northern part of the country.
As a result, the whole area experienced huge gridlock till evening and people suffered a lot as they were delayed on the roads.
Some of the commuters at Ashulia told this correspondent that the vehicles were running slowly because of the police search in the long distance passenger buses.
The Highway Police Traffic Inspector (North) Abdus Salam said, "Check posts have been set up at Gabtali and Amin Bazar. So, it has created traffic jam for the search."
Amin Bazar Police Out Post in-charge SI Harun-Ur- Rashid said that they have been searching the long route buses, micro-bus, private cars in a bid to maintain security ahead of BNP rally. But no passengers are being harassed, he added.
Meanwhile, BNP says that the government has set up check posts to harass and detain their party men who are arriving in Dhaka from different parts of the country to attend the grand rally on December 10.

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