Published:  03:07 AM, 12 September 2019

SB chief gets status of Secretary

SB chief gets status of Secretary Mir Shahidul Islam

The government has elevated the chief of the Special Branch (SB), Additional Inspector General of Police Mir Shahidul Islam, to the status of Secretary.

A circular issued from the Home Ministry on Wednesday said Shahidul Islam will receive his salary under Grade-1 of the eighth pay scale for government employees. His monthly basic salary will be Tk 78,000.

Shahidul Islam was born in Alamdanga under Chuadanga district. He completed graduation from Bangladesh Agricultural University in 1987.  A member of the eighth batch of BCS, Shahidul has been holding the top post of the Special Branch for two years.

In a separate circular, five other police officers have been  promoted to the post of Additional Inspector General. They are CID chief Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun, Rector of Police Staff College Sheikh Mohammad Maruf Hasan, chief of Highway Police Barrister Mahbubur Rahman, Biswas Afzal Hossain and Mahbub Hossain. 

--Adrian Chowdhury, AA

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