To maintain law and order across the country during the ongoing 48-hour road, rail and waterways blockade, a huge number of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel have been deployed. According to a media release issued by BGB headquarters, a total of 232 platoons of BGB have been deployed across the county. 231 BGB platoons deployed across country on day 2 of hartal Meanwhile, a total of 432 patrol teams of Rab have been deployed across the country to resist untoward incidents during the blockade. Besides, the elite force is also overseeing the security of buses and goods-carrying vehicles on the long routes during the blockade. The intelligence teams are also keeping vigil on bus stands, train stations and other important places to prevent violence and sabotage. 235 BGB platoons deployed across the country as hartal starts
To maintain law and order, a total of 214 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed across the country amid the ongoing blockade called by BNP, Jamaat and like-mided opposition parties and the unrest in the readymade garments (RMG) sector. CEC set to announce general election schedule at 7 pm today: EC Thirty-three BGB platoons have been deployed around garment factories in Dhaka and adjacent areas, said Shariful Islam, public relations officer at BGB headquarters. Fire breaks out in Keraniganj building Another 48-hour blockade, called by BNP, Jamaat and like-minded opposition parties to press home their one-point demand, is underway today. As another blockade begins, AL and associate bodies set to hold peace rallies in Ctg
A total of 189 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed across the country to maintain law and order as the fourth countrywide blockade called by the BNP, Jamaat and likeminded opposition parties is underway. Shariful Islam, public relations officer (PRO) at BGB headquarters, confirmed the development this morning. Read: 152 BGB platoons deployed across the country amid BNP-Jamaat's latest blockade Today, on the second day of the 48-hour blockade, 25 BGB platoons were deployed in Dhaka and adjoining districts to avoid any untoward incident. Moreover, an adequate number of BGB personnel were kept on standby to promptly respond to any emergency in the country, he added. Like the previous blockades, members of the frontier battalion have been performing their duties alongside police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Ansar to ensure public safety and security in Dhaka and other parts of the country. Read: Two passenger buses set on fire in Dhaka on eve of fresh 48-hr blockade For the third week, BNP, Jamaat and like-minded opposition parties have called a countrywide blockade of roads, rail lines, and waterways to press home their one-point demand ahead of the national election. A total of three arson attacks were reported in Dhaka, Narayanganj and Savar on Sunday night.
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday (November 11, 2023) seized 32,200 US dollars equivalent to around Tk 39.84 lakh from Buripota bordering area in Meherpur district. Tipped off, a team of BGB -6 Battalion from Chuadanga conducted a drive near pillar no 116/4-s and seized the US dollars wrapped in black polythene in an abandoned condition at 10:30 am, Commanding officer of BGB-6 Lieutenant Colonel Syed Mohammad Zahidur Rahman said while briefing reporters. Read: Miscreants break two legs of Jamaat leader No one was arrested in this connection. A case was filed with Sadar Police Station in Meherpur. The seized money will be deposited to the treasurer office of Meherpur district. Read: 3 die in separate accidents in Dinajpur
Members of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained two persons with 20 gold bars weighing 3.830 kilograms from Lokkhidari and Bashkol areas of Satkhira's Bhomra border on Thursday. They were allegedly attempting to smuggle the gold bars from Bangladesh to India, said a press release. 1 detained with 14 gold bars worth over Tk 1.41 crore in Satkhira In Lokkhidari, a team of 33-BGB Battalion conducted a drive in the area on Thursday afternoon and apprehended a man and recovered 2.420 kilograms of gold from his possession. The current market value of the seized gold bars is over Tk 2.13 crore. Two detained with 31 gold bars in Satkhira: BGB In another incident, the law enforcers detained Ashraful Islam , 24, with 10 gold bars weighing 1.410 kilograms from the Bashkol area this morning. The market value of the seized gold bars is more than Tk 1.24 crore. BGB seizes six gold bars worth Tk58 lakh near Satkhira border The detainees were handed over to Satkhira Sadar police station and the process is underway to hand over the seized gold bars to the Satkhira Treasury Office, said the press release.
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) while he was cutting grass at Diar Manikchak border in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi on Thursday. The deceased was Samirul Islam alias Samiul of Barinagar village of Char Ashariadah union of the upazila. The incident happened at the border on Thursday morning. 2 trucks torched in Rajshahi, Bogura Locals said, Samiul went to cut grass on the land near Diyar Manikchak border around 9:30 am. At that time, BSF soldiers of Char Ashariadah outpost on the Indian border fired three rounds at Samirul. He died on the spot. Commander of 53 Battalion Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Lt Col Nahid Hossain said the visited the spot in the afternoon after receiving information about the incident. The body was later recovered. Crude bombs found near Rajshahi Rail Station gate defused Ashraful Haque Bhola, chairman of Char Ashariadah UP said, “There is a barbed wire fence on the border of the area. There are sometimes warnings not to let anyone go near the barbed wire fence. However, Samirul was cutting grass 150 yards inside Bangladesh from the zero line of the border. The BSF opened fire in a completely provocative manner. When they see someone approaching the barbed wire of the border, they shoot.” Gynecologist ‘picked up’ by police in Rajshahi; shown arrested in explosive case Atiqul Islam, Godagari Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) , said , BGB members recovered the body of the boy. The body will be handed over to the family and necessary action will be taken in this regard according to the law.
A total of 48 Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) platoons have been deployed in Dhaka and adjacent areas to ensure security in garment factories. BGB troops have been deployed in Ashulia, Savar, Mirpur, Gazipur and other parts of the country, said, Sharuiful Islam, public relations officer at BGB headquarters. Read: 228 BGB platoons deployed to beef up security across the country amid BNP-Jamaat's 48hr blockade Garment factory workers in Dhaka and nearby areas returned to work on Sunday after 12 days of unrest for a minimum wage of Tk 23,000. The government on Tuesday announced Tk 12,500 as minimum salary for entry level readymade garment (RMG) factory workers, raising it by 56.25 percent from the current wage. Read: 48hr blockade: 27 BGB platoons deployed in Dhaka, adjoining districts
A total of 228 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed across Bangladesh to maintain law and order as the 48-hour countrywide blockade called by the BNP, Jamaat and like-minded opposition parties is underway. Shariful Islam, public relations officer (PRO) at BGB headquarters, confirmed the development this morning. On Sunday, the first day of the 48-hour blockade, 27 BGB platoons were deployed in Dhaka and adjoining districts to avoid any untoward incidents. Like the first spell of the blockade, the members of the frontier battalion have been performing their duties alongside the police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Ansar to ensure public safety and security in Dhaka and other parts of the country. Read more: As Agargaon-Motijheel part starts operation, Dhaka Metro Rail crowded with commuters during 48hr blockade In addition, 460 patrol teams were deployed across the country to maintain law and order, said Imran Khan, assistant superintendent of police (ASP) at the media wing of the elite force. After the three-day countrywide blockade, another road, rail, and waterway blockade for 48 hours called by BNP, Jamaat and like-minded opposition parties began across the country yesterday morning. A total of 17 arson incidents were reported across the country from 7 pm on Saturday to 11 pm last night which created panic among people. Read more: Another bus set ablaze at Mirpur
Twenty-seven platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed in Dhaka and adjoining districts to maintain law and order situation as the 48-hour countrywide blockade called by the BNP, Jamaat and likeminded opposition parties began this morning (November 05, 2023). Shariful Islam, public relations officer (PRO) at BGB headquarters, confirmed the development this morning, saying that 10 more platoons of the paramilitary forces have been kept standby to face any situation. Like the first spell of the blockade, the members of the frontier battalion have been performing their duties alongside police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Ansar to ensure public safety and security in Dhaka and other parts of the country. Read: BGB deployed to beef up security for garment factories in Dhaka, Gazipur After the three-day countrywide blockade, another road, rail and waterways blockade for 48 hours called by BNP, Jamaat and like-minded opposition parties began across the country this morning. The blockade started at 6am today and will end at 6 am on Tuesday (November 07, 2023). The number of private and public transports on the road is more compared to the three-day blockade last week. Read more: BGB on alert ahead of national election, says its DG
Additional Commissioner of Detective Branch (DB) Harun-or-Rashid has said that some BNP activists attacked police in front of the Judges' Residence Complex in Dhaka’s Kakrail earlier today (October 28, 2023). “Some policemen were injured. Furthermore, they carried out an attack, vandalised and set some vehicles on fire in front of IDB Bhaban at Kakrail,” he said while talking with reporters in front of Kakrail Church. Currently, BGB members are deployed at Kakrail Church crossing. He said police have video footage of the incidents. “We will identify those involved and take appropriate action,” he said. Police, BNP men clash in Dhaka’s Kakrail area, police box set on fire The BNP activists who were engaged in violence escaped the scene, and the situation is now under control, he added. Earlier, a chase and counter-chase between police and BNP leaders, activists occurred in Dhaka’s Kakrail area. Witnesses said leaders and activists of BNP brought out a procession in the Kakrail area and started going towards InterContinental hotel around 1 pm. At one stage, police obstructed them, and BNP leaders, activists started throwing brick chips at the law enforcers. More than 50 detained in extensive search operations at Dhaka’s entry points Later, police fired rubber bullets, used sound grenades and tear gas shells to disperse them. The grand rally of BNP has begun in front of its Nayapaltan central office with the participation of thousands of leaders and activists of the party and its associate bodies to press home their one-point demand for holding the upcoming national election under a non-party government. AL, BNP rallies: 3 vehicles vandalised in Dhaka