Ex-IGP Raquib Khandaker passes away | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, August 27, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 27, 2010

Ex-IGP Raquib Khandaker passes away

Former inspector-general (IG) of police Abdur Raquib Khandaker passed away at Bangkok General Hospital in Thailand on the August 25, 2010 at the age of 78, says a press release.
He left behind four sons and two daughters to mourn his death.
His namaz-e-janaza will be held after Johr prayers at Gulshan Azad Mosque in August 28, 2010.
Friends, relatives and well wishers are requested to attend and pray for salvation of the departed soul.
Khandaker joined police service in 1956 as a member of the Police Service of Pakistan and retired as inspector-general of police in 1990.
He represented Bangladesh in numerous international conferences, seminars and meetings and was elected member of ECOSOC in 1984.
Khandaker, widely acclaimed as a distinguished police officer, was a keen sportsman and a dedicated sports organiser.
He served as the president of Bangladesh Football Federation from 1976 to 1986 and was awarded the National Sports Award as a sports organiser in 1999.

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