Ban on carrying arms around JS

Budget session begins tomorrow

Staff Correspondent

9th June, 2019 11:20:57 printer

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Sunday imposed a ban on carrying firearms, explosives and other harmful objects as well as any kind of demonstrations, rally and procession around Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban to ensure smooth functioning of the third session of the 11th parliament.

The 3rd Session is scheduled to begin tomorrow.

This will be the first budget session of the current parliament.

The restrictions will come into effect from Monday midnight and until the conclusion of the 3rd session of parliament, said a DMP media release signed by its Commissioner on Sunday.

DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia imposed the restrictions under section 28 and 29 of Police Ordinance 1976 to ensure ‘peach and discipline’ in and around the parliament house in order to make the session of the current parliament remains uninterrupted.

The areas kept within the purview of the restrictions are: Mahakhali crossing of Mymensingh Road to Banglamotor crossing via Old Airport Road, western part of Banglamotor Link road to Hotel Sonargaon road SAARC fountain, eastern part of Panthapath to Farmgate via Green Road Link road, Shyamali crossing of Mirpur road to Dhanmondi 16 (old 27) Link road, Rokeya Sarani Link road to Bijoy Sarani Parjatan crossing via old 9th division (airplane) crossing, eastern part of Indira road to Manik Mia Avenue’s western part and restricted area of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban and all the roads and lanes in the area.