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RAB to escort long-distance passenger buses

Published : 07 Nov 2023 01:58 AM

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) willprovide escort service to all long distance passenger buses toensure smooth and safe movement of vehicles.

“We are conducting joint patrols and our intelligencesurveillance continues. Besides, we have made securityarrangements for long distance goods and passengertransportation. We are also coordinating with owners of various

long distance transports and giving escort to reach longdistance buses to its destination,” RAB Legal andMedia Wing Director Commander Khandaker Al Moin said on Monday.

BSS adds: In a video message sent on Monday, Khandaker Al Moin said on thesecond day of 48-hour blockade programme, the elite anti-crimeforce deployed 460 patrol teams across the country, including160 teams in the capital.

  About movement of garment workers, he said, “We have visitedseveral areas including Dhaka, Gazipur, Savar and Kaliakoirareas, where most garment workers resides, last Saturday.”

The RAB has given a cautionary message to those who tried todestroy the garment sector by creating anarchy and violence,the RAB director said.

He said, “We have arrested some people who are not garment workers butassociated with different political parties, who want to gain their owninterests by creating chaos or provocation in garments.

“Due to our cautionary message and detention of those who were instigatingfor vandalism behind the scene, peace returned in garment sector. Garmentworkers are now working safely,” he added.