Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has deployed 460 patrol teams to maintain law and order situation in the entire country including Dhaka.
This information was informed in a message sent from the media wing of the RAB headquarters on Monday (November 6).
Several political parties, including BNP-Jamaat, are observing a 48-hour blockade from 6 am on Sunday. Miscreants set fire to buses in different parts of the country, including the capital, the day before the blockade began. At this time, an office of Awami League was also set on fire.
According to the information provided by the media cell of the fire service, at least 19 vehicles were set on fire in different parts of the country, including the capital Dhaka, from the night before the start of the 48-hour blockade (Saturday) to 11:00 on Sunday. At this time, a cocktail was thrown at the police car.
Meanwhile, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) public relations officer Shariful Islam told the media that 228 platoon BGB has been deployed to maintain law and order situation in the whole country including Dhaka. It has been informed by the police that 20,000 policemen have been deployed in the capital alone.
The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) informed that a new plan has been taken for the security of the capital’s residents based on the blockade of BNP-Jamaat. 11,000 policemen are on duty during the day and 9,000 at night in the capital. In order to strengthen the security system, the capital has been divided into different sections for day and night.