DMP bans firecrackers on Shab-e-Barat night

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Dhaka, May 10: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) imposed a ban on carrying of all types of explosives and crackers as well as explosion of firecrackers in the city ahead of holy Shab-e-Barat.

The holy Shab-e-Barat will be observed on Thursday night.

The DMP enforced the ban under the Section 28 of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ordinance-1976 (Ord. No. III of 1976), with a view to maintaining the sanctity of the night so that it can be observed peacefully, according to a DMP news release on Tuesday.

The restriction will come into force from 6:00pm Thursday to 6:00am Friday.