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Security tightened in Sylhet ahead of Eid

43A three-tier security measures has been adopted in Sylhet city and its adjacent area centring the Eid-ul-Azha, largest religious festival of the Muslims.
SMP Commissioner Kamrul Ahsan said that all the possible measures have been taken to ensure security on the occasion of the eid.
For a smooth and jubilant eid celebration, RAB, police and different intelligence agencies, both in uniform and plain clothes, are active at different strategic points in the cities, including bus terminals, railway stations, river-ports, launch and ferry ghats.
Law enforcers in large numbers are now working to curb snatching, robbery, toll collection, the dope gang and other crimes.
They are also monitoring buses, launches, trains, auto rickshaws, cars, micro buses and other vehicles at all strategic intersections in the big cities and its adjoining districts to thwart all kinds of criminal activities.
Several mobile teams are patrolling the big cities and vulnerable areas to maintain law and order.
Law enforcers particularly RAB are monitoring on the highways for safe and sound journey of homebound people.
To make the security foolproof, check posts have already been set up at different strategic points, which are now being monitored by the law enforcers round the clock.
All officers-in-charge (OCs) of the police stations across the country have already been instructed to remain vigilant in the areas under their purview to restrict suspected criminals and their activities.
“The security measures would be taken two days before the eid which will remain effective till the capital returned to normalcy after the festival,” said SMP spokesman Joint Commissioner Rahmat Ullah.
The law enforcing agencies will remain vigilant to check crimes in the Sylhet. The CCTV cameras installed at different households and installations will be examined before the eid.