Five-tier security at National Eidgah: DMP Commissioner

Jago News Desk Published: 16 June 2024, 01:57 PM
Five-tier security at National Eidgah: DMP Commissioner

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Habibur Rahman has said a five-tier security measures have been taken for the country’s main Eid Jamaat (congregation) at the National Eidgah on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha.

The DMP commissioner told reporters after visiting the security measures at the National Eidgah on Sunday morning.

In a reply to a question, he said there is no information about any kind of militant activity in the DMP area.

The main Eid congregation will be held at the National Eidgah, he said, adding that the President, Chief Justice, cabinet members, diplomats and dignitaries are expected to offer Eid prayers.

Over 35,000 devotees can participate in the congregation at the National Eidgah, Habibur added.

Additional Police Commissioner (crime and operation) Dr Khandaker Mahid Uddin, Additional Police Commissioner (CTTC) Md Asaduzzaman and Additional Police Commissioner (detective) Mohammad Harun-or-Rashid were, among others, present during this time.