Security of Dhaka's Hoseni Dalan being tightened for Ashura

Security of Dhaka’s Hoseni Dalan being tightened for Ashura


Dhaka – A three-tier security measures will be taken around Imambara Hoseni Dalan to ensure smooth observance of Holy Ashura, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday, UNB news agency reported.The DMP Commissioner came up with the information while talking to reporters after inspecting the security arrangements at Hoseni Dalan.
Close circuit cameras will be set up in some major points as part of security measures. All have to go through archways to enter Hoseni Dalan.
Besides, security will be provided in those places in the city where the Shia community will gather to celebrate the day.
Recalling the Gulshan café attack and Hoseni Dalan bomb attack, the DMP chief said strong security measures will be taken in an around Hoseni Dalan.
“There will be no scope of any subversive activity”, he said.
At least two persons were killed and over 150 people injured in bomb explosions in front of Hoseni Dalan in old Dhaka before the beginning of the Tajia procession on October 23, last year.
For the sake of security, the DMP commissioner asked people not to carry lethal weapons like knife, sword and other sharp weapons during Tajia procession.


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