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Security for foreigners tightened at Benapole


The Benapole port authorities have beefed up security for the foreign passengers passing through the Benapole check point.The measure was taken on Saturday afternoon in the wake of the recent incidents of violence in different places of the country.Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Benapole immigration police, said, “To avert any untoward incident, we have increased security arrangements and put the law enforcers on high alert.”Firoj Uddin Ahmed, additional commissioner of Benapole customs house, said, “We’ve been ordered to ensure security in all government establishments and buildings.”He also said that the authorities have ordered not to allow any person without identity card inside customs house, customs warehouse, office, residential area, international check post and other areas of the port.“Punitive actions will be taken if anyone fails to perform his duty accordingly,” added the official. -UNB, Benapole


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