Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun takes charge as IGP IGP
Photo: Collected Outgoing IGP Dr. Benazir Ahmed handed over power to the new IGP of Bangladesh Police, Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun takes charge as IGP

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 01 Oct 2022, 12:11 pm

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 1: Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun has taken charge as the new Inspector General of Bangladesh Police (IGP). He succeeded the outgoing IGP Dr. Benazir Ahmed.

He assumed this responsibility at the police headquarters on Friday (September 30) afternoon.

When Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun arrived at the police headquarters in the afternoon, a well-equipped police team gave him a guard of honour. The new IGP was felicitated. Later he went to the IGP's office and took charge as the new IGP.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh Police Inspector General (IGP) Dr. Benazir Ahmed retired on Friday (September 30) after an illustrious career. Benazir Ahmed was formally felicitated at the police headquarters in the afternoon after handing over the charge to the new IGP, Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun.

A well-equipped police team outgoing IGP Dr. Benazir Ahmed was formally given a guard of honour. Later he was given farewell according to police traditions and customs.

It is known that the newly appointed Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun joined the eighth BCS (Police) batch as Assistant Superintendent of Police on December 20, 1989. In his illustrious career, he served various units of Bangladesh Police, especially Police Headquarters, CID, Dhaka and Mymensingh Ranges and lastly as Director General of RAB, with great integrity, efficiency and professionalism.

As director general of RAB, he played an important role in suppressing violent extremism and militancy. In order to build a social movement against militancy, along with operational activities, anti-militancy campaigns are carried out through public awareness posters, banners and digital billboards.

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun was born on January 12, 1964 in a noble Muslim family in Srihail village of Shalla police station of Sunamganj district. He received his bachelor's honours and master's degree in social science from Chittagong University.