No fireworks on Shab-e-Barat: DMP

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Dhaka, Mar 16: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Wednesday imposed a ban on carrying all types of explosives and crackers, as well as explosion of firecrackers, in the capital on the occasion of the holy Shab-e-Barat, to be observed on Friday (18 March) night.

As per the instruction from DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam, the restriction will come into effect from 6pm on Friday (18 March) and will last till 6am next day (Saturday), said a circular issued by the DMP on Wednesday.

The circular was issued under section 28 of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ordinance (Ordinance no. III/76) to maintain the law and order in the capital city area and protect sanctity of the holy Shab-e-Barat and ensure fair and peaceful celebration of it.