Duty of officer commanding troops required by Magistrate to disperse assembly
130.(1) When [an Executive Magistrate] [or the Police Commissioner] determines to disperse any such assembly by military force, he may require any commissioned or non-commissioned officer in command of any soldiers in the Bangladesh Army [* * *] to disperse such assembly by military forced, and to arrest and confine such persons forming part of it as the Magistrate 1[or the Police Commissioner] may direct, or as it may be necessary to arrest and confine in order to disperse the assembly or to have them punished according to law.
(2) Every such officer shall obey such requisition in such manner as he thinks fit, but in so doing he shall use as little force, and do as little injury to person and property, as may be consistent with dispersing the assembly and arresting and detaining such persons.
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