Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) Director General Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun today said that people can go to their village homes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr using "personal" vehicles following health directives.
However, no type of public transport can be used for the journey, said the DG.
Mamun came up with the remarks during a views-exchange meeting with reporters through video conference from the Rapid Action Battalion headquarters regarding steps taken by the elite force centring Eid and the ongoing coronavirus situation.
The Rab chief said that anyone following the health guidelines can go to their villages in their personal vehicles. However, it is not possible to travel by public transport.
Asked about risks, the Rab DG said that the government has taken the decision thinking of people's welfare.