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Three-layer security in Khulna to protect Bangabandhu sculptures, murals

  • Published at 11:21 pm December 7th, 2020
Police walk towards the strategic points to protect murals, portraits, and sculptures of Bangabandhu in Khulna
Police walk towards the strategic points to protect murals, portraits, and sculptures of Bangabandhu in Khulna on Monday, December 7, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

The move comes following the demolition of Bangabandhu's unfinished sculpture in Kushtia

A three-tier security cover has been arranged for the safe upkeep of the 29 sculptures, murals, and monuments in Khulna city and district.

The move comes following the demolition of Bangabandhu's unfinished sculpture in Kushtia.

Also, the High Court on Monday asked the government to protect all the murals and sculptures of Bangabandhu across the country.

Police, and plainclothes police personnel, and Detective Branch teams comprise the three layers of security in Khulna.

They have been deployed at 17 strategic points of the city to protect the sculptures, murals and monuments of Bangabandhu.

These law enforcers will continue round-the-clock patrolling and surveillance at all the points from Monday until further notice, Khulna Metropolitan Police sources said.

"And 300-500 uniformed policemen have been deployed to protect the sculptures, murals and portraits of Bangabandhu."

Although ther have not been hints of a possible attack on sculptures or murals in Khulna, the police are taking precaution now.

Khulna Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Helal Hossain said, "We have deployed policemen to keep the sculptures, murals and portraits of the Father of the Nation safe."

"Several intelligence agencies are working to figure out if there is a chance of an attack."

Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP’s) Special Branch Special Superintendent of Police Rashida Begum said that police have been deployed at Khulna University, Press Club, Bangladesh Betar office in Khulna, among other places where Bangabandhu’s murals and sculptures are placed. DB along with plainclothes police will ensure security.

The making of Bangabandhu's sculpture in the capital recently sparked controversies. On Saturday, an under-construction sculpture of Bangabandhu was vandalized in Kushtia.

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