Bangladesh will strengthen security on its border with Myanmar to check the influx of drugs into the country, said Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan in Dhaka on Tuesday. Briefing media after a meeting related to the Rohingyas and law and order situation in Bangladesh, Home Minister said the government has decided to enhance patrolling and intelligence surveillance by the law enforcement agencies to prevent influx of drugs and movement of terror groups from Myanmar.
The number of check-posts will also be increased to prevent terrorist groups like Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) and Arakan Army from carrying out criminal activities inside Bangladesh, said the Minister.
Expressing concern over incidents of crime in Rohingya camps of Bangladesh, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Kamal said a massive operation will be conducted to recover drugs and weapons in the Rohingya camps.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Kamal said that law enforcement agencies will carry out a drive against drug movement based on specific information. He said the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) will be strengthened at the border to stop infiltration from Myanmar.