Eid journey will be hassle free, IGP hopes

Published: June 13, 2018 16:40:30 | Updated: June 13, 2018 20:16:15

Coordinated initiatives have been taken to make journeys of Eid holidaymakers hassle-free and ensure their overall security.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary made the remarks on Wednesday, reports UNB.

The IGP was talking to reporters after inspecting overall vehicular movement and transport situation on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Chandona Chowrasta.

Javed Patwary said district police, highway police and reserve police have been engaged to ensure easy exit from Dhaka, he said.

Control rooms have been set up at different places. Besides, watchtowers and check-posts have also been set up, said the IGP.

"We've taken all the initiatives so that homebound people can reach their destinations without any fear," he said.

The IGP also said passengers should be aware about 'malam party' and muggers on the highways.

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