DMP Commissioner urges all to wear mask at markets

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DHAKA, April 28, 2021 (BSS) – Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)
Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam today said that everyone who goes to
the market and shopping mall must wear masks for public safety in the
wake of the ongoing pandemic.

“To stem the transmission of coronavirus outbreak, proper hygiene
rules have to be followed along with wearing masks,” he said.

The DMP commissioner made the call at a meeting on the security of
markets and shopping malls held at the DMP headquarters here on the
occasion of the upcoming holy Eid-ul-Fitr.

The DMP commissioner said: “In this situation of coronavirus, we all
have to follow the hygiene rules. The leaders of the market owners’
association will walk around the market in the presence of the police
to motivate the people to wear masks and follow the hygiene rules.”

He asked the Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCs) of the concerned
departments to take action for violating guidelines.

The DMP commissioner urged the police as well as the owners of the
houses and markets to be vigilant to ensure their own safety, gold
shops and empty houses during the Eid holidays.

The DMP commissioner said the DMP’s money escort service can be used
if necessary to carry large sums of money.

He directed the senior officials to form a special team to prevent
snatching and nab oggyan and molom parties.

He also gave various directions regarding security of banks and
shopping malls, curbing adulterated food, keeping commodity prices
stable, maintaining overall security, law and order and traffic
management in Dhaka metropolitan area.

Senior officials of Dhaka Metropolitan Police were present on the occasion.