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  • Take proper steps against ex-Sonagazi OC, IGP to cops

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammad Javed Patwary directs all concerned police officials to take proper legal action against former officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain.

  • Stay away from militancy, drug: IGP to children

    Inspector General of Police Mohammad Javed Patwary asks all to stay away from militancy and drug abuse to build a prosperous Bangladesh.

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    'Drug addict policemen' to face dope test: IGP

    Policemen would also face dope tests if suspected of being drug addicts, said Mohammad Javed Patwary, inspector general of Bangladesh police.

  • Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

    HC orders not using omitted section of Special Powers Act

    The High Court directs the inspector general of police (IGP) to take necessary steps so that police do not record any case or arrest anybody under Section 16 (2) of the Special Powers Act.

  • Public safety top priority

    Mohammad Javed Patwary, the new inspector general of police, yesterday said police will take highest measures within the law to ensure people's security and safety.

  • Police need to serve people better

    Outgoing Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has said police need to improve the quality of service in line with the expectations of the people.

  • IGP plays down abductions, disappearances

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque yesterday said abduction and enforced disappearances are nothing new in the country.

  • No raid on highway without specific complaint: IGP

    Inspector General of Bangladesh Police AKM Shahidul Hoque urges the law enforcers not to stop any vehicle on the highway in the name of raid without specific complaint.

  • Avijit’s father demands IGP’s resignation

    Ajoy Roy, father of slain blogger and writer Avijit Roy, demands resignation of the inspector general of police as “he failed to protect people”.

  • Refrain from talks on Shafik Rehman’s arrest: IGP

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque urges people not to hold any discussion in the media over the arrest of journalist Shafik Rehman as an investigation is underway.

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    Cyber heist: IGP dwells on int’l agencies’ help

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has said if needed, help would be sought from the international agencies dealing with money laundering, for unveiling the clue to the $101 million cyber heist at Bangladesh Bank.

  • SIM

    Legal notice seeks halt to biometric SIM registration

    A Supreme Court lawyer serves a legal notice seeking a halt to biometric registration for subscriber identity module (SIM) cards of mobile operators claiming it violates privacy and has a potential malafide intention.


    The cops including the IGP should not only arrange for his treatment but also ensure his future rehabilitation and the sustainability of his family in the immediate future.

  • Did we hear you right Mr. IGP?

    We thought we had misread the comments of the inspector general of police, but double-checking a remark of his carried in this newspaper yesterday..

  • 709 cops punished in 5yrs: IGP

    Punitive measures are taken against 709 policemen on different charges during the last five years, Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque says today.

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    Don't parade detainees before media: HC

    The High Court asks the inspector general of police to prohibit the law enforcement agencies from parading any detainees before the media before producing him or her to a court.

  • IGP justifies ‘gunfights’

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque justifies the recent “gunfights” saying law enforcers have the right to self-defence.

  • BNP hits back at IGP over Khaleda remark

    BNP calls unbecoming and unexpected IGP Shahidul Hoque’s statement countering Khaleda Zia’s comment and asking her to be “more responsible” in making remarks about police.

  • Instant action against extortion attempts: IGP

    IGP AKM Shahidul Haque says immediate action will be taken if any attempt of extortion is found on the highways during Ramadan.

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    DU sex attack: HC orders IGP to report by Jun 28

    The High Court directs the inspector general of police to report by June 28 on the progress of police steps against sexual assault on women at Dhaka University campus during Pahela Baishakh celebration.

  • The grammar of investigation

    THE Law Commission Chairman Justice A.B.M. Khairul Haque found himself in the limelight when at a discussion he said: “He (the police chief) should have resigned that very day (when Avijit was murdered)…..We don't have this culture in our country.”

  • Violence decreasing: IGP

    IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque says incidents of sabotage have been on the decrease due to police actions

  • IGP prefers city polls by April

    The police chief says they will feel comfortable if the elections to the capital’s two city corporations and Chittagong City Corporation are held by April 30.

  • Law enforcers didn’t arrest Salahuddin: IG

    IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque says no law enforcement agency has arrested BNP leader Salahuddin