Chief Election Commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda has expressed concerns about
reports that criminals are returning to their areas following the announcement
of the election schedule. He also said that the army would not be deployed for
The Election Commission has decided not to ask the government to deploy the
army alongside police forces for duties of the August 4 city corporation and
The joint forces will launch a combing operation ahead of the polls to recover
illegal arms and arrest criminals and goons to prevent them from muscling in on
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