Superintendent of Police (SP) Nure Alam Mina of Chittagong declared war against militancy and terrorism.
Mina announced the war in a view exchange meeting with the reporters on overall law and order situation of Chittagong district held in a city convention hall around 3pm on Saturday.
“No police personnel will come back to their barrack until to root out militancy from the holy ground of Bar Awlia, Chittagong, while police will hunt down all the criminals and terrorists wherever they hide themselves,” he said.
A four-member of Special Task Group (STG), anti-militant cell, has already been formed to restrain militant activities while the specialized cell has been working to monitor the activities banned militant outfits.
“Police are working to make a database of the members of the militant organizations while legislative measures have been taken against them on basis of the intelligence reports”, said the SP adding that intelligence officials are directed to keep an eye on the religion based organizations.
Apart from that police were trying to dig out what is the sources of militant’s income and who are patronises and sheltering them, said the SP.
Earlier six ABT men were arrested from Sitakunda upazila on charge of plotting to attack the key installment of the upazila on July 11. Police said it thwarted the planning attack of ABT men and trying to find out the kingpin of the plan.
“Police have beefed up the security in all KPIs located in different upazilas while the authorities of the installments are also directed to tightened their respective security”, said he.
Additional SP (Special Branch) Rezaul Masud, AddSP (North) Mosiuddowla Reza, AddSP (South) Emran Bhuiyan and AddSP (Sadar) Habibur Rahman were present on the ocassion.