DMP bans gathering at open places on 31st night

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DHAKA, Dec 29, 2020 (BSS) – Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) today said no public gathering at open spaces including rooftops will be allowed on the night of December 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The DMP asked not to arrange cultural programme on rooftops, roads and public places, said a press release.

Dhaka University campus will remain restricted for outsiders after 6:00pm on December 31, said the release, adding teachers and other employees of Dhaka University residing on campus can enter the university premises through Nilkhet and Shahbagh entrances after showing their ID cards.

On 31st night, no outsiders will be allowed to enter Gulshan and Banani areas after 8pm on December 31, but residents can enter through Kakoli and Amtoli points.

Moreover, after 8:00pm no one would be allowed to stay in Hatirjheel area.

The DMP also requested the residents of Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara areas to return home before 8:00pm on December 31.

City dwellers are requested not to carry any licensed arms in public places from 6:00pm on December 31 to 6:00am on January 1, added the release.