Chowdhury Al Mamun made new IGP

22 September 2022, 07:59 pm | Updated: 27 September 2022, 01:06 am

Chowdhury Al Mamun made new IGP
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RAB director general (DG) Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun has been made the inspector general of police (IGP), says a gazette notification of home ministry on Thursday.

Hours before the gazette was issued the retirement of IGP Benazir Ahmed from 30 September was made public by another gazette notification from the same ministry.

IGP Dr Benazir's PRL has been approved as per the Public Service Act, 2018 (57), as he will turn 59 on September 30, said the gazette notification.

Dr Benazir Ahmed will be on post retirement leave from October 1 this year to September 30 next year. He will get all benefits as per the government service rules, it said.

Earlier, Dr Benazir Ahmed served as director general of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and many positions in the police department. On April 8 in 2020, the government appointed him as the IGP.

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