“A Three-tier security measure has been taken dividing the Central Shaheed Minar into five sectors for smooth observation of the International Mother Language Day” said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General (DG) Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun after visiting Central Shaheed Minar on Saturday.
RAB DG said, "Multi-faceted security measures have been taken to ensure a peaceful celebration of Amar Ekushey. Our members will patrol on foot and motorcycles. There will be plainclothes surveillance and the dog squad will also be deployed”.
“Our women members will also work to ensure female security. The Shaheed Minar area has already been covered under CCTV surveillance. Especially, our helicopters will be on stand-by mode to face any situation," added RAB DG.
RAB has also taken adequate security measures for Amar Ekushey programs in important areas outside Dhaka and will also closely monitor everything there, Abdullah Al-Mamun mentioned.
RAB DG reassured that, they e have not found any threat. However, they are not taking it lightly and ready to face any situation”.