From an editorial in The Daily Star (Bangladesh):
The latest move by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to distribute forms to house owners and tenants asking for all kinds of personal information is baffling. The forms ask for details such as passport, phone, NID and license numbers, marital status, religion and email addresses. The initiative, which was not publicly announced, has caused panic among the people.
DMP officials claim that this is part of ongoing security measures in the wake of recent militant attacks.
Read more of the editorial here.