Police to ensure safety of passengers

Staff Correspondent

31 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Police will reform crime and traffic management system to ensure safety for passengers and address disorder in roads and highways.

Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (media and public relations) of police headquarters, informed the media about the matter through a video message on Saturday.

The officer, also the spokesperson of the police force, said that the activities of policemen in curbing the spread of the Covid-19 transmission would go on.

“Crime and traffic management of the police were different during the general holidays. As the holiday ends from Sunday (today), the movement of people will increase.

“So, the police have planned to accelerate crime and traffic management much more taking the overall situation into consideration.

“At the same time, the activities we began to combat the coronavirus will continue. But it is true that it will be more challenging for us. Even after that, we will try our best to make people abide by health guidelines,” Rana said.

Mentionable, the country on Saturday recorded the highest number of deaths due to  COVID-1  as 28 more patients died in the last 24 hours, raising the death tally to 610.

The country also saw further rise in coronavirus cases with the detection of 1,764 new cases during the same period, taking the total number of cases to 44,608.