BSS-26 EC to hold meeting with law enforcement agencies tomorrow

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EC to hold meeting with law enforcement agencies tomorrow

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2018 (BSS) – The Election Commission (EC) is set to hold
meeting with law enforcement agencies tomorrow aimed at issuing directives on
maintaining peaceful law and order ahead of the 11th parliamentary election
scheduled to be held on December 30.

“We will hold meeting with the law enforcers tomorrow. A set of 12
directives will be delivered at the meeting to maintain peaceful law and
order ahead of the 11th parliamentary polls,” he told while talking to
newsmen at Election Bhaban in the city.

“The directives include – recovery of illegal firearms, ensuring security
to minority community, making smoothly going of female voters to polling
centres, ensuring safety of election officials including returning and
assistant returning officers, keeping electoral materials under safe custody,
giving police escort for security of judicial and executive magistrates and
maintenance of law and order before, during and after the election,” he
added.

Four commissioners of the EC, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Secretary
of Public Security Division of the Home Ministry, Dhaka Metropolitan Police
(DMP) commissioner and other high officials of different law enforcement
agencies are expected to attend the meeting.

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