Tuesday, 30 May, 2023

Police ready to follow EC's instructions during city polls: IGP

SYLHET: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun on Frtiday said Bangladesh Police is ready to follow instructions of the Election Commission (EC) to make the upcoming city elections free and fair, reports BSS.
Police do not see any challenge centering elections to five city corporations. But, the police are prepared to deal with any situation during the polls, he told reporters after visiting the Mazar Sharif of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA).
Claiming that police have enough experience and training in holding elections, the IGP said during the elections, police work under the EC. We will work according to the instructions given by the Election Commission, he added.
Today (Friday), Al-Mamun visited the shrine after offering Jummah prayers at the Dargah Mosque. Then he visited the graves of his parents.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Sylhet Range Md Mizan Shafiur Rahman, Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Commissioner Ilias Sharif, Sylhet District Superintendent of Police Abdullah Al Mamun, Sylhet Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner (traffic) Muhammad Abdul Wahab and Deputy Commissioner (North) Azbahar Ali Sheikh were, among others, present.