The police are however allowing the movement of emergency vehicles
The traffic department of the police on Monday set up bamboo barricades at 14 points in and around Sylhet city to stop traffic.
At around 8am these barricades were set up at various important points of city including Humayun Rashid Chattar, Mendibagh Point, Bandarbazar, Zindabazar, Amberkhana, Tilagarh, Medina Market, Airport Road and Temukhi Point.
However, the police have been seen to allow the movement of emergency vehicles by removing the bamboo barricades.
Jyotirmoy Sarkar, additional deputy commissioner (traffic) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, said steps have been taken to reinforce the lockdown. “However, emergency vehicles are being allowed to move.”
These bamboo barricades will be strictly in place for the next few days, said BM Ashraf Ullah Taher, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police.