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DMP bans gathering at open places on 31st night

DMP bans gathering at open places on 31st night

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday (Dec 29) said no public gathering at open spaces including rooftops will be allowed on the night of Dec 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The DMP asked not to arrange cultural programme on rooftops, roads and public places, said a press release.

Dhaka University campus will remain restricted for outsiders after 6:00 p.m. on Dec 31, said the release, adding teachers and other employees of Dhaka University residing on campus can enter the university premises through Nilkhet and Shahbagh entrances after showing their ID cards.

On 31st night, no outsiders will be allowed to enter Gulshan and Banani areas after 8 p.m. on Dec 31, but residents can enter through Kakoli and Amtoli points.

Moreover, after 8:00 p.m. no one would be allowed to stay in Hatirjheel area.

The DMP also requested the residents of Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara areas to return home before 8:00 p.m. on Dec 31.

City dwellers are requested not to carry any licensed arms in public places from 6:00 p.m. on Dec 31 to 6:00 a.m. on Jan 1, the release added.