Admitting that there is existence of homegrown militants in the country, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today claimed that they are under control.
“The militants who were active in the past are now either in jail, or facing trials or under our surveillance,” the home minister told journalists after attending a programme in Tangail.
The government did not let the militants to raise their heads in any parts of the country, our Tangail correspondent reports quoting Kamal.
The counter terrorism cell will be upgraded so that it can fight militancy more effectively, he said.
Trained officials were also recruited to fight cyber crimes, he added.
Earlier in the day, the home minister inaugurated a fire service station and a new building for local police station in Nagarpur upazila headquarters in Tangail.
Telecom Minister Tarana Halim was also present there.