389 polling stations vulnerable in Rajshahi
Police have identified 389 polling stations as vulnerable out of 695 polling stations in Rajshahi district.
Police specified 186 out of 196 centers in metropolitan areas as vulnerable. Additional police personnel are being deployed for security at the risky centers, said police.
According to Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) authorities, 17 security personnel, including 4 Constables and 12 Ansar members, led by an SI or ASI, will be deployed at risky centers on the voting day.
At other centers, 16 security personnel will be deployed. This is for the first time firearms are being given to Ansar members in order to keep situation at polling stations under control.
Meanwhile, 51 mobile teams will patrol the entire RMP area. Apart from this, members of RAB, BGB and army personnel will also be deployed in RMP area.
Rajshahi District Assistant Superintendent of Police, Abdur Razzak said that out of 499 polling stations, 203 centers have been identified as risky out of the city area.