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Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun made new IGP

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Published: 19:47, 22 September 2022  
Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun made new IGP

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun. Photo: File

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun has been appointed new Inspector General of Police (IGP), according to a home ministry circular issued on Thursday.

The order will come into effect on September 30. Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun will succeed Dr Benazir Ahmed.

Mamun has been serving as director general of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the elite force of Bangladesh Police—since April 2020.

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha adds: Mamun joined Bangladesh Police Service as an assistant superintendent in February 1989. He has served in various capacities of Bangladesh Police where he proved his professionalism, dedication and excellence.

Born in Sunamganj in 1964, Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun completed his graduation and post graduation in Sociology from the University of Chittagong.

He achieved Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) and President Police Medal (PPM) for his outstanding performance in police service.

Mamun has made outstanding contributions to UN peacekeeping missions in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Liberia and Darfur. 

He participated in several prestigious professional trainings from home and abroad. Mamun has travelled to about thirty countries. 

Dr Taiba Musarrat Janha Chowdhury is his wife and they have two sons and a daughter.