AL promises to continue zero tolerance against corruption, militancy
Published : 18 Dec 2018, 15:49:46
Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday promised to build more people’s friendly law enforcement agency and continue its party’ zero tolerance policy against militancy, drug and corruption.
“If voted to office, recruitment in law enforcement agencies, including police, will be made in proportionate with the population of the country in the next years,” she made the promise while announcing the party’s election manifesto ahead of the 11th parliamentary polls slated for December 30.
She said to increase the capability of police force, various specialized police units, including industrial police, PBI, Tourist Police, river police, special security and protection battalion, Rangpur range, Rangpur RRF, Mymensingh range, two RAB battalions, Cyber police, Gazipur and Rangpur metropolitan police, Anti-terrorism unit and Counter terrorism and transnational and crime unit, have been formed during the last ten years.
“Our campaign against militancy, drug and corruption will continue. We will take zero tolerance policy against corruption,” she said.
The AL president said apart from strengthening the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC), different steps will be taken to bring corruption to zero level.
“Our firm stance to zero tolerance policy against militancy, communality, terrorism and drugs will continue. Highest priority will be given in uprooting terrorism, extortion and land grabbing,” she said.-BSS