Bangladesh Police

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Another police officer sent into forced retirement

Ali Hossain Fakir, former commanding officer of Armed Police Battalion-3, was sent into forced retirement this afternoon citing public interest.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

2 additional DIGs sent into forced retirement

Two Additional Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police were sent into forced retirement this afternoon citing public interest, two weeks after three SPs also sent to retirement.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Police have nothing to do with politics, says new DMP commissioner

Newly appointed Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Khandker Golam Faruq today said police have nothing to do with politics.

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

Mechanisms to hold the police accountable do exist; why aren't we using them?

It is imperative to bring the police under a system of accountability that earns public confidence.

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

Don’t know why I’ve been sent into retirement: SP Baqui

Mirza Abdullahel Baqui, one of the three superintendents of police sent into retirement today, said he had no idea about his early retirement.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Errant cops: Leniency lends them impunity

Complaints about police’s involvement in various crimes continue to pile up thanks to lenient disciplinary measures that embolden errant cops, say criminologists and legal experts. 

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Sumon Sheikh's custodial death: Too many questions unanswered

It is unfortunate that custodial torture continues to be pervasive in Bangladesh, which has enacted the Torture and Custodial Death (Prohibition) Act, 2013.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

How did Sumon Sheikh die?

His family deserves transparent investigation into his death in police custody

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Lobbying on for top posts of police

Just over a week after a major reshuffle of the district superintendents of police, all eyes are on the police department in anticipation of possible changes in the top brass.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

New law will be enacted for police: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan told the parliament today that a new law for the Bangladesh Police will be enacted keeping in view of the current situation and turning police into a more people-friendly and service-oriented organisation.