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Tightened security measures in Sylhet region

ggggLaw enforcing agencies have adopted tightened security measures across the Sylhet region to thwart any sort of terror attacks, militancy and terrorism.

According to the sources concerned, all the students’ messes have brought under special surveillance.

Deputy Inspector General of Police of Sylhet Range Mijanur Rahman told newsmen that the law enforcing agencies are putting in their level best efforts to prevent terrorism and militancy.

In addition to the strengthened preventive measures, various other actions like formation of committee with leaders of influence, collecting information of the fugitives and intensifying surveillance to the sensible areas have also been taken.

On Friday, heightened security measures were taken in Sylhet city and its surrounding areas. he said that acting on information, law enforcers had taken special security measures.

Policemen and RAB members were seen checking vehicles and frisking people at checkpoints in and around the city.

None was allowed to enter SUST camps without showing their identity cards. All senior police officials like the DIG of Sylhet range, the Sylhet Metropolitan Police commissioner and the Sylhet SP, were seen monitoring the security measures.

Superintendent of Police of Sylhet Manirujjaman said security in all upazilas of the district was tightened considering the overall situation in the country.