Police to be tough if prepolls anarchy unleashed

first_imgAsaduzzaman Mia.A senior police official on Thursday said tough action will be taken if any attempt is made to cause deterioration in law and order ahead of the national elections.Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia issued the warning at a time when the opposition coalition, especially the BNP complained of arrest and harrassment of hundreds of thousands of political activists across the country.“Strict action will be taken against individuals or groups if any attempt is made to deteriorate the law and order situation ahead of the next election,” the DMP chief said at a press briefing held at the DMP media centre.“The class and the profession will not be considered while taking action,” he added.The police official observed that the country’s law and order situation is much better now than in the past.In this context, he expressed confidence that there is no possibility of deterioration in the situation.On the police behaviour with the people at check posts, Asaduzzaman Mia claimed that their behaviour is far better and professional.When his attention was drawn to an incident of harrassment of a woman at a check post in the city on 22 October night, the police official mentioned that if there is any complaint, action is taken and in this case as well, a probe body was asked to submit report within 48 hours for taking necessary action.last_img