The High Court today (November 9, 2022) directed the district administration of Cox’s Bazar to take necessary measures to protect the “natural characters” of the sea beach and to stop further construction there.
A total of 1,340 police personnel including eight officers-in-charge (OCs), 29 Inspectors and constables are going to join in Cox’ Bazar district police.
Cox’s Bazar Hotel-Motel and Guesthouse Officers’ Association has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through the district administration, seeking her permission on reopening business establishments and tourist spots in the coastal area.
Two isolation and treatment centres for Covid-19 patients are inaugurated today in Cox’s Bazar -- one at Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp and the other at Ukhiya upazila.
State Minister for Civil Aviation Mahbub Ali urges Nepalese travelers to make their holidays at the world’s longest sea beach at Cox’s Bazar as Bangladesh’s coastline is the closest beach for the tourists of that landlocked country.
Three alleged drug peddlers, including two Rohingyas, were killed in two separate “gunfights” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Rapid Action Battalion in Cox’s Bazar yesterday and the day before, while another peddler was shot and injured while trying to flee from police in Lalmonirhat on Sunday.
A suspected drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Sirajganj, and another one in what police claimed was an encounter between two groups of drug peddlers in Cox’s Bazar, while, In Chapainawabganj, a body was recovered by police early yesterday.
A suspected drug trader is killed in a reported gunfight with members of paramilitary force Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.
The High Court directs the authorities concerned to maintain status quo on constructing any structures at the ecologically critical Laboni and Sugandha points of Cox’s Bazar sea beach.