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Security on high alert in Sylhet for 31st night

25Unprecedented security measures have been taken with deployment of a huge number of law enforcers comprising police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the Sylhet  and District to avert any untoward incidents during the New Year’s celebrations.
As part of the tight security measures, both uniformed and plain-cloth detective police and RAB personnel are now in the field, police sources said.
Police and RAB personnel were seen searching vehicles, slow-moving rickshaws and their inmates at different strategic points in the Sylhet on Wednesday afternoon.
Amid the tight security measures, people are facing security searches at the major entrances. The law enforcers are conducting raids in all the suspected criminal  hideouts, including slums, drug spots and residential hotels.
Simultaneously, security measures were also beefed up in the city’s to avoid any possible subversive activities.
Security was also intensified across other key points, including the city’s  Naiorpul, Uposhohor, Kodomtoly Terminal, Kumargown and Zindabazar, Dorgagate, Osmani Madical, SUST, MC Collage, Modon Mohon Collage,  and Court areas.
Security will also be intensified in other key public places in the Sylhet.
Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Commissioner Kamrul Ahsan Said “We have deployed a huge number of law enforcers at different strategic points in the Sylhet to thwart any possible terrorist attacks”. Police are ready to tackle any possible untoward incident during the New Year’s Eve in the Sylhet, the police commissioner said.
He also requested all to refrain from opening fireworks, exploding crackers, reckless driving, misbehavior with others and illegal activities.