Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Commissioner (Media) Faruk Hossain has said the newly implemented US visa policy will not have any impact on police operations. “We have more than 2 lakh personnel in Bangladesh Police. My question is: How many of them actually want to go to America? The number is very low. From that perspective, we believe this visa restriction will not have any impact on the police,” Faruk said while talking to reporters at DMP’s media centre in the capital. Also read: Trade ties with US won't be disrupted by visa policy: Salman F Rahman Deputy Commissioner Faruk said that police have not yet received any list of individuals targeted by the visa restriction. “We believe the police force operates within the boundaries of law, adhering to human rights standards. We have done so in the past, and we will continue to do so in the future,” Faruk Hossain said. “Therefore, I have faith that this visa policy will not in any way hinder our operations.” Also read: Visa restrictions: US didn’t issue any statement regarding anyone in particular, says Home Minister When asked about US concerns regarding the role of law enforcement agencies during the upcoming election, the DMP deputy commissioner said police will continue to work within the framework of law. “The role of the police during the upcoming election is to provide security at polling centers. The responsibility that will be placed on us comes from the Election Commission. We will fulfil that responsibility,” the DMP deputy commissioner said. “In this regard, we do not think that the US visa policy will pose any obstacle to our duties.” Also read: 'Nothing to lose' from visa restrictions: Shahriar Alam
Bangladesh Police has published recruitment circular for the post of sub-inspector (SI) (Unarmed). Both male and female candidates will get the opportunity to apply for this post. Interested candidates should apply online. Job Circular in Police Post Name: Sub-Inspector (SI) (Unarmed) Educational qualification: Possessing a minimum Bachelor's degree from a recognized university and computer proficiency. Candidate must be single. Read more: Interview Anxiety: How to calm your nerves and avoid stress Physical structure Height minimum 5 feet 6 inches, chest size 32 inches in normal state and 34 inches in expanded state for male candidates. Height minimum 5 feet 4 inches for female candidates. Application Process: Candidates should apply by entering this link http://police.teletalk.com.bd. Last date of application: May 27, 2023. Source: Bangladesh Police Website. Read More: Best Job Searching Websites in Bangladesh
Interpol has accepted the request letter sent by the Bangladesh police to issue a red notice against Arav Khan alias Rabiul Islam, a Dubai-based gold dealer and fugitive suspect in the murder of a police officer. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun revealed the information at an event in Chattogram on Monday. UNB couldn't independently confirm the matter. Also Read: Ex-IGP Benzir denies knowing Arav Khan “We requested to issue a red notice against him. Interpol has accepted it,” said the IGP. “We are working on the issue. We can’t disclose the details at this moment,” he added. Also Read: Actress Mahiya Mahi has been arrested on specific allegations: Home Minister Earlier, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Saturday (March 18) that efforts were underway to bring Arav Khan alias Rabiul Islam, the fugitive accused in the police officer murder case, to the country through the international police agency Interpol. Also Read: Sakib and Hero Alam may be questioned: DB chief The minister said, "All efforts are being made to bring him back with the help of Interpol." A senior Detective Branch official on Thursday (March 16) said cricketer Shakib al Hasan and content creator Hero Alam who participated in the inauguration of Arav Jewellers in Dubai may be questioned for the sake of investigation.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (January 02, 2023) asked the police of Bangladesh to make it the “people’s police” by working tirelessly with integrity and humanity. “I hope that every member of the Bangladesh Police will carry out their duties with the spirit and patriotism of the great Liberation War. I believe that you will work tirelessly to make Bangladesh Police as the 'people's police' as expected by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib by carrying out duties with honesty, devotion and humanity,” she said. The PM said this in a message issued on the occasion of Police Week 2023, which is set to kick off on Tuesday (January 03, 2023). Talking about the successes of Bangladesh Police, she said police have achieved successes in the campaign against militancy and terrorism. “They continue to play an effective role in ensuring safe roads and ensuring the protection of state assets, including eradication of drugs, cybercrime, rumours, money laundering and human trafficking,” she added. Read: ‘Police now a symbol of dependability and confidence’ Hasina said Bangladesh has been able to maintain communal harmony thanks to the support of police, administration and other forces. “Our policemen have earned great respect and dignity in the United Nations peacekeeping missions by going beyond the country’s border,” she said. She recalled the contribution of the police in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that the policemen risked their lives to fight the coronavirus and have played an unprecedented role in the services towards the people. Focusing on her government’s steps taken during 1996-2001 and 2009-till now for the wellbeing of the law enforcement agency, the PM said the Awami League government has done everything necessary for the welfare of the police. “In Digital Bangladesh, we are committed to expanding technology-based policing services,” she said. Read: Police kept the bombs in BNP office: Fakhrul She said the AL government has recruited manpower, creating the necessary number of new posts in the police organogram in the last 14 years since the formation of the government in 2009. Besides, her government also formed a good number of ranges including Industrial Police, Tourist Police, Naval Police, Police Bureau of Investigation and Anti-Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit, and Metropolitan Unit, Cyber Police Centre, Battalion, In-Service Training Centre, Police Station, Investigation Centre, Police Outpost and the 999 units to render the national emergency service, she added. The Prime Minister said they have reintroduced the rank badge of the IGP and launched service desks for women, children, elderly and disabled people. “We’re providing the police services to the doorsteps of the people through beat policing,” she added. On the occasion of the Police Week, she extended her sincere greetings and congratulation to all the members of Bangladesh Police. Hasina wished all the programmes of 'Police Week 2023' a success. Read More: Keep serving the people to sustain public trust: PM Hasina urges police
Bangladesh Police moved to the fifth spot in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football after beating newcomers Swadhinata KS 1-0 at the Muktijoddha Smriti Stadium in Rajshahi Monday. Afghan forward Amiruddin Sharifi scored the match-winner for Police in the 71st minute from a penalty (1-0). With the day's feat, Police moved to the fifth spot, securing 28 points from 18 matches. Swadhinata remained at the bottom of the table with nine points after playing as many matches. In the day's other match, Rahmatganj crushed Muktijoddha 7-1 at the Bir Sreshtho Matiur Rahman Stadium in Munshiganj. Also Read: Army beat Chattogram 4-2 to clinch Bangabandhu National Football title Ghanaian forward Philip Adjah and Nigerian striker Sunday Chizoba scored two goals each; Al Amin, Ivorian defender Lancine Toure and Ashraful Islam netted one each for Rahmatganj, who dominated the first half 2-1. Obaidur pulled one back Muktijoddha in the stoppage time of the first half. With the day's result, Rahmatganj moved to the ninth spot, securing 14 points from 19 matches. Muktijoddha remained at the 11th spot with 11 points from 18 matches.
Bangladesh Police and Bangladesh Ansar reached the final of the Walton 8th National Men’s Baseball Championship eliminating their rivals in the semis at Paltan Maidan in the capital on Sunday. Four-time champions Bangladesh Police will play final against the four-time runners-up Bangladesh Ansar on Monday (Jan 24) at 11 am at the same venue. Also read: National Chess: GM Enamul Hossain Razib emerges unbeaten champion Senior Executive Director of the meet’s sponsor Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn will be the chief guest in Monday’s final and later he will distribute the trophies. In the day’s semi-finals, Bangladesh Police defeated Dhaka District by 13-4 points while Bangladesh Ansar booked a seat for the final eliminating Angels Club by 18-3 points. Later in the day’s place deciding match, Dhaka District finished 3rd beating Angels Club by 6-0 points. Also read: V-Day Volleyball: Army clinch title beating Navy by 3-2 set
The only female Formed Police Unit (FPU) of 180 members of Bangladesh Police has reached Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic (DR) Congo, under the UN Peacekeeping Mission. Sources at the Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport said a chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the contingent left the Airport last Sunday night. The team of BANFPU-1, rotation-15, under the leadership of Commander Nazmun Nahar will replace the members of BANFPU-1, rotation-14, deployed under the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission ( MONUSCO) in the DR Congo. READ: Bangladesh Police to procure 2 Russian choppers Marina Akhter is the commander of the outgoing BANFPU-1 unit. The FPU has faithfully served in UN peacekeeping missions in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic. Senior officials of Police headquarters, including Additional IG (HRM) Md Mazaharul Islam saw off the female FPU contingent. READ: Strategic plan launched to ensure greater gender equality in Bangladesh police force It is to be noted that since 2005, the Formed Police Unit of Bangladesh Police has been sent to UN Peacekeeping Mission MONUSCO. Bangladesh Police has been sending women-formed police units to the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2011. Since the year 2019, the officers of Bangladesh Police have been performing their duties in the mission with distinction as Individual Police Officer (IPO).
Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Police made good start in the Victory Day Kabaddi Tournament’21 beating their rivals in two opening day matches at Kabaddi Stadium here on Wednesday. Bangladesh Army beat Bangladesh Navy by 34-26 points while Bangladesh Police Club outplayed Meghna Kabaddi Club by 44-24 points. Read: Bangladesh Police clinch Women’s Kabaddi League title Earlier, State Minister or Youth and Sports M Zahid Ahsan Russell naugurated the meet Wednesday afternoon, organized by Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation (BKF) under the co-operation of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. The day’s opening ceremony was chaired by President of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation and Director General of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun. Federation general secretary and DIG, Dhaka Range of Bangladesh Police Habibur Rahman was also present.
Bangladesh Police have signed an agreement with JSC Russian Helicopters to procure two MI-171A2 helicopters, to enhance the capacity and efficiency of the law enforcement agency and ensuring better public safety. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Benazir Ahmed and Director General of JSC Russian Helicopters Andrey Boginskiy signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations on Friday, according to a media release of Police headquarters. Read: Police receive final approval to procure 2 Russian helicopters Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan witnessed the signing ceremony as the chief guest, while Senior Secretary of Public Security Division Mustafa Kamal Uddin, Russian Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexander Mantytsky, Additional IGPs, and other officials were present. On October 27, Bangladesh Police received the final approval from the cabinet committee on public purchase (CCPP) to procure two Russian helicopters. On October 6, the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) gave in principle its approval to the proposal. Read:Police to get 2 advanced helicopters As per the proposal, the Bangladesh Police Directorate will procure the Russian Mi-171A2 model helicopters from Russian firm JSC Russian Helicopters under a G2G contract at a cost of Euro 42.60 million, equivalent to Tk 428.12 crore. On February 10 this year, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Bangladesh Police and helicopter manufacturer JSC Russian Helicopters for the purchase of helicopters on a government-to-government (G2G) basis.
Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, have arrested five suspected members of banned militant outfit ‘Ansar Al Islam’ from Dhaka city and its outskirt Keraniganj. Tipped off, a special team of ATU conducted drives from Thursday to Friday night and arrested the five alleged militants. They arrestees are Md Mithun Rahman alias Mithu, 29, Sakib Al Hasan, 19, Mohammad Abdus Shukur Sohagh, 21, Mohammad Jaber, 25, and Md Omar Faruque, 19. Read: Ansar Al Islam leader placed on 3-day remand Mohammad Aslam Khan, SP, (Media and Awareness) of ATU, said based on secret information, the ATU members arrested Mithu from Sher-e-Banglanagar area in the city and recovered one mobile phone set and five books on militancy from his possession. Based on his statement, the specialized police unit members arrested Sakib Al Hasan along with one mobile phone set and two books on militancy from Hazratpur area of Keraniganj. Later, based on information given by Mithu and Sakib, the ATU members arrested Shohagh, Jaber and Faruque, Aslam Khan said. Among them, Sohag and Jaber came to Dhaka from Habiganj and Laxmipur on October 29. Read: Three ‘Ansar Al Islam militants’ held in Rajshahi The arrestees were involved in spreading online propaganda on extremism, he said. They used to chat by opening a secured Telegram group to plan subversive activities and spread extremist ideology, he added. A case was filed against them with Sher-e-Banglanagar police station under the Anti-Terrorism Act.