• National

New IGP Abdullah Al-Mamun, RAB DG M Khurshid Hossain

  • National
  • 23 September, 2022 00:20:02

Photo: Collected

News Desk: Director General (DG) of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun has been appointed as the new Inspector General (IGP) of Bangladesh Police. At the same time, Additional Inspector General of Police M Khurshid Hossain has become the new DG of RAB.

A notification has been issued by the Home Ministry's Public Security Department appointing them on Thursday (September 22). The notification also mentions that this appointment will be effective from September 30.

Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun is the 31st IGP of the country. It has been rumored for some time that Abdullah Al Mamun, an officer of the rank of Additional Inspector General of Police, is being appointed to the top police post.

Before this, the Inspector General of Police continued his duties. Public Security Department has granted Post Retirement Leave (PRL) to Benazir Ahmed from October 1. Abdullah Al Mamun is replacing Benazir Ahmed.

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun is an officer of the eighth BCS. He is scheduled to retire on January 11. He has a reputation with the force and the government as an honest police officer. He has been awarded the Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) and President Police Medal (PPM) in recognition of his outstanding contribution and exceptional service to the Bangladesh Police. Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun was promoted to grade-1 on October 18 last year.

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun was born on January 12, 1964 in Srihail village of Shalla upazila of Sunamganj in a noble Muslim family. He holds a BA (Honours) in Sociology from Chittagong University.

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun held important responsibilities like DIG (Operations), DIG (Administration), Range DIG, Mymensingh and Dhaka Range as Additional DIG in Dhaka Range and DIG. He was then promoted to Additional IGP (HRM).

Before joining RAB as Director General, he served successfully as CID chief.

On the other hand, the new RAB DG M Khurshid Hossain is a 12th BCS (Police) batch officer. Currently he is serving as Additional IGP (Crime and Operations) of Police Headquarters. Khurshid Hossain was born in a noble Muslim family at Kashiani in Gopalganj.

Comments (0)

Comment ( 0)

  • company_logo