A three-tier security measures was taken in the Port city Chattogram and its adjacent areas centring the Eid-ul-Fitr.
Besides, Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) has also set up nearly 120 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at different strategic points to monitor the security measures arranged for the city dwellers. According to sources in CMP and district Police, the additional security measures will be affected from the day before the Eid and will continue for the next three days.
Amena Begum, Deputy Commissioner of CMP (crime) told the newsmen that all the police stations and camps have been given instruction to ensure extra security measures at all the celebration points including the Eid congregations. Besides deployment of additional five thousand forces, detective vigilance has been intensified at all the market points and shopping malls, she said.
All the entry points of the city like Shah Amanat Bridge, City Gate and Oxygen area have been brought under tight security measures with CCTV monitoring. Necessary instruction has also been given to search the suspicious persons at any points during the celebration period.
Amena Begum said, “We will watch the movement of boarders of the residential hotels”, she added.
Chattogram district police has also taken additional security measures in all 15 upazila head quarters from the previous day of Eid and that will continue for the following three days, Jahangir Alam Additional police superintendent of Chattogram district said.
On the other hand, RAB-7 has taken all-out security measures to make the festival a total success.
Special diets will be served to the inmates of different hospitals, jails and Government Shishu Sadan on the Eid day, reports BSS.
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