The government has promoted Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Shafiqul Islam and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun to grade 1.
An official order to this end was issued by Home Ministry on Monday. Shafiqul Islam was appointed for the post of DMP Commissioner on 13 September 2019. Shafiqul Islam joined Bangladesh Police as an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) on 20 December 1989. He held Police Super (SP) posts in Narayanganj, Patuakhali, Sunamganj and Cumilla during his professional career. Shafiqul Islam also served police department as Chittagong Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Dhaka Range and Chittagong Range. On the other hand, RAB DG Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun joined Bangladesh Police in 1989. He has served as Superintendent of Police (SP) in Nilphamari district, deputy commissioner in Dhaka Metropolitan Police and as DIG in Mymensingh and Dhaka Range and Police Headquarters.