Like the first phase of 51st Biswa Ijtema, RAB along with other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have jointly ensured a foolproof security covering land, water and aerial routes for the Ijtema devotees on the banks of Turag River at Tongi on the outskirts of Dhaka.
"Alongside armed personnel, bomb disposal units and dog squads of RAB were deployed on the Ijtema ground to avert any untoward incidents and ensure safe return of all Ijtema participants," DG of RAB Benazir Ahmed told journalists at a formal briefing on Friday.
The DG categorically said adequate RAB members have been performing their duties round the clock along with other law enforcement agencies to provide security.
He said sufficient CCTVS were installed at various points, including 38 inside the main ground and 18 at the entry gates of the ground. Nine observation posts with watch towers were set up to monitor the movement of people.
The RAB is conducting patrol on the Turag River alongside its helicopter hovering around the surroundings of the Ijtama ground as part the vigilance, the DG mentioned adding, "Besides, a medical team of RAB is also providing treatment facilities to the devotees round the clock”, according to BSS. - Idrak