Army personnel will be deployed in Dhaka's East Rajabazar area from 12 midnight tonight to help the civil administration bring in order and discipline as a lockdown was imposed here due to surging Covid-19 infection rate.
''Army patrols will be intensified in the East Rajabazar area from this midnight to support the civil administration,'' reads a press release of the Inter-Services Public Relation Directorate (ISPR).
Dhaka North City Corporation is going to put the area under lockdown from 12 midnight tonight as it was labeled a red-zone because of its high infections from Covid-19.
Traffic will be closed in the area during the lockdown. The residents of East Rajabazar will not be allowed to leave the area and no outsider will be allowed in.