614 executive magistrates appointed for election duty
Published : Monday, 24 December, 2018 at 10:06 PM Count : 553
A total of 614 executive magistrates have been appointed to check the violation of the electoral code of conduct and other crimes, and maintain the law and order during the forthcoming general election.
The Public Administration Ministry issued a notification on Monday in this regard, reports UNB.
The executive magistrates were appointed as per section 10 (5) of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act-2009.
They have been given the power to conduct mobile courts from December 28 till December 31.
The magistrates will have to report to the district magistrates or divisional commissioners concerned within December 27.