CCC Election: 25 platoons of BGB, 9000 policemen deployed
Publish- January 26, 2021, 05:30 PM
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Update- January 26, 2021, 05:34 PM
Twenty-five platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) troopers were deployed in Chattogram City along with 9,000 police personnel ahead of the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election scheduled for Wednesday.
BGB troopers have been patrolling the city since Monday night.
Of the total 25 platoons, each consisting of 16 members, 22 platoons will perform their duties in the city corporation areas while three others will be remain as striking force.
Additional District Magistrate Sumoni Rahman said the BGB has been deployed as per the circular of the Election Commission. Already BGB members were seen patrolling in their designated areas after reporting to the local administration and returning officer concerned.
Besides, Saleh Mohammad Tanvir, Commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police, said that alongside the BGB troopers, 9,000 policemen are working to maintain law and order in the area.