Though there is a bodyguard for Election Commission (EC) secretary Helaluddin Ahmed, he wanted one more bodyguard with a shotgun for him. A letter has been sent to the Dhaka Metropolitan Commissioner (DMP) on Monday, according to the EC sources.
It is written in the letter that the 11th parliamentary elections will be held on December 30. Secretary of the Election Commission Helaluddin Ahmed is busy working for the election. There is a bodyguard with a pistol assigned from the DMP Protection Department for the safety of the secretary. It is necessary to strengthen his security during the national elections. For this, it is necessary to appoint a bodyguard or gunman along with a pistol and a bodyguard or gunman along with a shotgun.
The Secretary of the Election Commission Secretariat Helaluddin Ahmed urged to take the necessary measures to ensure the safety of the people.
It is to be noted that after the announcement of the schedule on November 8, the new alliance Jatiya Oikyafront and the BNP have been sending letters to EC more than once for transfer and withdrawal of EC secretary Helaluddin Ahmed.