The law enforcing agencies including Chittagong Metropolitan Police (SMP) and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have taken special measures to maintain the law and order situation particularly curbing the incidents of snatching, looting and extortion in the Sylhet city during upcoming holy Eid-ul- Fitr.
Iqbal Bahar, Commissioner of SMP said, “The law enforcing agonies particularly police have taken special measures to maintain the law and order situation during the Eid-ul- Fitr in Sylhet.” “We set up check posts and deployed huge number of policemen at the important spots and the gates of markets. As a result, the buyers can be more safer than previous years.”
Following the directive of the ministry, the SMP deployed special teams for maintaining security. Besides, several mobile teams are patrolling in the city as well as vulnerable areas of district in this regard. SMP sources said, policemen will be deployed at the important spots and establishments including Sylhet Court Building, markets, Sylhet Press Club, News paper offices in Sylhet during the government holidays fearing the attack of militants at that time particularly in the government holidays.
Meanwhile, SMP and district police set up check posts in the important spots and intersections in the city. Police are checking the auto rickshaws, private cars and micro buses in those spots. On the other hand, SMP called upon the city dwellers to inform about the terrorists and criminals to the police. RAB-9 has conducted special raids to nab the criminals and militants fearing the anarchy of miscreants, the RAB sources said. officials said, “RAB is very alert about the law and order situation.
RAB has started raids in the city and rural areas to nab the criminals and suspicious terrors.” Sources said, incidents of snatching were increasing particularly in the city area recently. According to sources in police, the CNG auto-rickshaws are used for snatching, extortion and other crimes in the Sylhet city. The silent killer groups who are still active in the city are using the CNG autos for killing.