Police sound tough against anarchy centring Aug 21 grenade attack verdict


Staff Reporter:

Stern actions will be taken if anyone tries to create anarchy centring the verdict of August 21 grenade attack cases, scheduled to be delivered on Wednesday, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah on Tuesday.

There is no specific threat but police have made all preparations to tackle troublemakers, said the DMP Commissioner while addressing a prize giving ceremony at Rajarbagh Police lines in the city.

“Police will deal with an iron hand if any quarter tries to create anarchy,” he further said.

The Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 is scheduled to deliver its verdicts in two cases 14 years after the grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital that left 24 dead and scores injured.

“We are fully prepared to tackle any unwanted situation if any vested quarter tries to violate the safety of the people, vandalize or wage any arson attack on them,” said the DMP chief.

There is no reason for the people to be afraid of any unwanted situation as the law enforcers are on high alert, he assured.

The DMP Commissioner said the verdict, scheduled for Wednesday, is a part of normal activities of the court. “We have been conducting surveillance as well as remained alert taking preparation so that no vested quarter can make any attempt to hamper security of the people.”

He assured the city dwellers that Bangladesh Police has been ready to provide security for all by discharging their constitutional and lawful responsibilities.

The programme was organized to award stipend (DMP Shikhya Britti 2018) to the children of Bangladesh Police who succeeded in different levels of education.

A total of 850 meritorious students were given financial assistances to encourage them for their higher studies.

Senior police officials, among others, were present at the ceremony.UNB


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