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TV requested not to telecast live anti-militancy operations

DHAKA, March 30, 2017 (BSS) - The police headquarters today urged the electronic media not to telecast live streaming when law enforcers will conduct operations in militant dens anywhere in the country.

It observes that a section of electronic media telecast live streaming during anti-militancy operations which hampers the operational activities and creates sense of insecurity among the people, an official release signed by Sahely Ferdous, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Media and Public Relations, said.

The media persons have been requested not to make gathering near the operations.

Concerned operation commander will brief the media about any operation on time, the release said, adding that journalists have been requested to verify information from the concerned operation commander before telecast news on anti-militancy operations.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)