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DMP bans carrying of arms, gathering around JS

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 16 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed restrictions on carrying all kinds of firearms, explosives and other harmful objects around Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban from Saturday midnight to ensure smooth functioning of the 16th session of the 11th parliament scheduled to begin today.

The restrictions will remain in force till the conclusion of the 16th session of the 11th parliament, said a DMP press release signed by its Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam on Saturday.

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 sections 28 and 29 of Police Ordinance 1976 for ensuring smooth and uninterrupted functioning of the session.

The restricted areas 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.