The situation in Noakhali Companyganj is tense
Section 144 has been issued in Noakhali’s Basurhat municipality area in protest of the killing of journalist Burhan Uddin Muzakki in Noakhali’s Kompaniganj. The situation is tense in Kompaniganj including Basurhat municipal area.
Law enforcement is in a tough position to deal with the possible situation surrounding the reciprocal program of the two sides.
Police were deployed at various places including Basurhat Bazar on Sunday night after the issuance of section 144. Companiganj Upazila Executive Officer. An order signed by Ziaul Haque Mir said that the order under section 144 would be effective in all parts of the municipality from 8 am to 6 pm on Monday. At this time all kinds of meetings and gatherings have been banned.
Meanwhile, most of the shops in Basurhat have been closed since morning. The traders said that they have closed the shops in the interest of safety of life and property. It has been seen on the spot that the road has been obstructed with tree trunks and bricks at various entrances of Basurhat municipal area. This is like an unannounced strike.
Mayor Abdul Quader Mirza called a mourning meeting at Rupali Chattar of Basurhat Municipal Council on Monday at 2.30 pm to demand justice for the murder of journalist Burhan Uddin Muzakki. Before that,Former upazila chairman Mizanur Rahman Badal announced to hold a rally at the same place at 3 pm.
Abdul Quader Mirza with Awami League General Secretary Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader and other central leaders of the party at a press conference on Saturday noon.
Badal announced the program on Monday in protest of the lies. Badal changed the venue of the rally due to section 144 issued by the administration and announced a rally at Tekerbazar in the upazila.
District Superintendent of Police said. Alamgir Hossain said, no one will be allowed to violate section 144. Law enforcement will be forced to show strictness if any attempt is made to disobey government orders.