News Desk: The 9th day of strict restrictions to prevent the terrible transmission of coronavirus is going on Friday (July 9). But due to the relaxation of the restrictions imposed by the responsible authorities, the free movement of vehicles and people has been noticed in the capital on this day. Neither the police checkpoints nor the law enforcement agencies have been able to maintain the consistency of law enforcement.
And the urge for livelihood is also making people intolerant and bringing them out. A few such checkpoints on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Jatrabari and the surrounding area have been visited since 9 am on this day. Two checkposts on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Rayerbagh in Jatrabari were almost as inactive on Friday as on the last two days. A number of officials on duty at the checkpoints on the road said on condition of anonymity, "Activities at the checkpoints are now as they are. This way the lockdown does not happen. Many offices are open. If I catch the 500 people who come out, everyone has an answer and everyone's answer is logical. Lockdown doesn't happen that way without closing everything. We suffer, you (journalists) suffer, but we don't get the result. ' ‘The government cannot ensure the food of the working people, by what reason would you keep him at home? He's coming out, coming. This also thwarts the purpose of the lockdown, 'said an official. The check post in front of Poonam Cinema Hall in Rayerbagh was found empty at around 9:30 am. Demra Traffic Zone Sergeant Ashikur Rahman was found in a tong room next to it. He said, ‘The main check post coming out of Dhaka is at Shanir Akhra. Again, the main check post for entering Dhaka is in the signboard area. The checkposts in between are not very effective. Because the cars come to a halt at these two checkposts. So there is not much to do at the middle checkposts. ' A large number of private cars, microbuses, rickshaws, trucks, pickups and covered vans have been seen plying on this highway. CNG-powered autorickshaws are also seen from time to time. Many were seen going to the destination by van. People-laden pickup vans were also seen moving along the highway. There were some restrictions at the checkpost in Saturn's arena, but the number of vehicles was higher.
Shops along the highway were closed at the beginning of the ban, but have been open since Friday morning. Saladin was calling a passenger to leave a battery-powered autorickshaw at a signpost in an alley near the Rayerbagh bus stand. He said, ‘A signboard costs 30 rupees. I don't go to the main road, I go through the area. I run like a thief at risk, sometimes caught by the police. What do you do without running mama, I will not come to run the family? Does Amgo Pat mean lockdown? ' Local markets are also busy on Friday as it is a holiday. Matuail of Jatrabari, Uttar Rayerbagh, Baganbari, Gobindpur have been visited, crowds of people in the streets and markets. Most do not have a face mask. According to the locals, some activities of the police were seen in the afternoon. Besides, people move around smoothly throughout the day. A seven-day strict ban began at 8am on Thursday (July 1) as coronavirus infections increased at an alarming rate. The ban lasted until midnight on July 6.
Later, the ban was extended for another 7 days, i.e. till July 14. 21 conditions were given in the circular issued by the Cabinet Division imposing strict restrictions. According to the conditions, government-private offices, machine-driven vehicles, shopping malls and shops will be closed at this time except the offices and agencies providing emergency services. Factories will remain open. No public meeting can be organized at this time.