12th JS Session

DMP imposes restrictions on carrying firearms

Staff Correspondent

31 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed restrictions on carrying firearms, explosives and other harmful objects around Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban to ensure security in the 12th session of the 11th parliament scheduled to begin tomorrow.

The restrictions will come into effect from Wednesday midnight and remain in force till the end of the 12th session of the 11th parliament, said a DMP media release signed by its Commissioner on Tuesday.

Besides, there will be a restriction on holding any kind of rally, procession and demonstration during the time.

DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam slapped the restrictions under section 28 and 29 of  the Police Ordinance 1976.

The areas kept within the purview of the restrictions are: Mohakhali crossing of Mymensingh road to Bangla Motor crossing via Old Airport Road, western part of Bangla Motor 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.