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  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    Carrying Firearm: Another AL leader held at Dhaka airport

    Police yesterday detained an Awami League leader for entering the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport allegedly along with a pistol and 32 bullets without any declaration.

  • Police recover a border pillar dated back to the British period

    British era pillar recovered in Pirojpur

    Police recover a border pillar dated back to the British period and arrested five people for their connection in selling it illegally in Nesarabad upzila of Pirojpur.

  • 102 narcos give themselves up

    With one police jeep in front and another behind, four buses brought 102 yaba godfathers and dealers to Teknaf Model Primary School from Cox's Bazar Police Lines around 9:00am yesterday.

  • Human Trafficking to Malaysia From Bangladesh

    31 rescued while attempting to go to Malaysia illegally

    Police rescue 31 people from Maheshkhali upazila of Cox’s Bazar when they were taking preparation to go to Malaysia illegally through the Bay of Bengal.

  • Police main duty is to win people’s heart: IGP

    Cops’ main duty is to win people’s heart: IGP

    Inspector General of Police Mohammad Javed Patwary says their main duty is to make a place in the heart of people.

  • PM's call to police

    The Prime Minister's call to the police while addressing the inauguration of the Police Week-2019 is timely. There is no denying that our police force lacks accountability and transparency.

  • Police want land

    Cops want land, a fleet of choppers

    Police high-ups yesterday placed before the home minister a host of demands that include land allocation for the force and appointment of police officials to the key posts, including that of the director general, at the passport department.

  • Innocent must not face torture, harassment

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the police to remain careful so that innocent people are not harassed and tortured during their duties. "You need to keep in mind that no innocent person should fall victim to torture and harassment by you," she says.

  • police medals award 2018

    Medal galore for police personnel

    All 80 police officials holding commanding posts in divisions, districts and metropolitan areas, along with their 269 colleagues, are getting prestigious police medals this year.

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    Police draw up long list of demands

    Police officials are likely to come up with a list of demands in the upcoming Police Week to be held from February 4-8.

  • illegally selling government books

    2 held in Habiganj for illegally selling govt books

    Police claim arrest of two persons from Habiganj municipality on charge of illegally selling textbooks of the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB).

  • Police recovered 2 bullet-hit bodies in Cox's Bazar

    2 bullet-ridden bodies found in Cox's Bazar

    Police yesterday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug dealers in Cox's Bazar, known for its connection with the

  • Police evict protesters demanding fresh election

    Cops foil demo for fresh polls

    Police evict protesters demanding fresh election under a non-partisan caretaker government in front of Jatiya Press Club.

  • Satkhira's Kolaroa Police Station OC withdrawn

    Satkhira OC withdrawn for 'seeking vote for boat'

    The officer-in-charge of Kolaroa Police Station in Satkhira, who allegedly violated electoral code of conduct by seeking vote for Awami League, is withdrawn and attached to district police lines.

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    268 ASPs promoted to addl SP

    Just 10 days ahead of the national elections, the government promoted 268 assistant superintendents of police to the post of additional superintendent of police.

  • Police vehicle 'attacked' in Tangail

    Four policemen were injured when unidentified criminals vandalised a police vehicle in Tangail's Sakhipur upazila early yesterday, police said.

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    Harun made police SP of N’ganj

    Harun-Ur-Rashid has been appointed as the superintendent of police in Narayanganj less than a month before the general elections.

  • Sub Inspector accidentally shot by inspector

    Sub-inspector 'accidentally shot' by inspector in police box

    A sub-inspector of police was shot in the legs when an inspector “accidentally fired” his pistol inside Sergeant Ahad Police Box in the city's Gulistan area yesterday afternoon.

  • Bangladesh Police Superintendent Promotion in 2018

    235 promoted to police super

    The government has promoted 235 additional superintendents of police to superintendents of police.

  • primary and secondary school final exams

    22 top cops promoted

    The Superior Selection Board (SSB) approved the promotion of 22 top police officials yesterday.The Superior Selection Board (SSB) approved the promotion of 22 top police officials yesterday.

  • High Court Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed

    ‘Cops, judges must together ensure justice’

    Police and judiciary must work together to ensure justice to the people, High Court judge Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed has says.

  • Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

    People trusting police again

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said people were now getting back their trust and confidence in the police force as they were discharging their responsibilities with utmost honesty, sincerity, devotion and dedication to ensure their security.

  • Bangladesh Police IG Mohammad Javed Patwari

    Recovery of illegal arms a top priority before polls

    Inspector General of Police Mohammad Javed Patwary yesterday instructed field-level police officials to attach top priority to recovering illegal firearms and take measures to stop illegal use of legal firearms ahead of the national election.

  • Burnt body of police inspector Mamun Islam Khan recovered

    ‘Burnt body of cop’ recovered in Gazipur

    A burnt body of a police official is recovered from Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur.

  • Handcuff Logo

    Use handcuffs with caution, HC to police

    The High Court directs the police to remain cautious so that they do not misuse the handcuff for detained people.

  • Major reshuffle in police admin

    In a major reshuffle in the police administration, 25 police officials are promoted to the rank of superintendent of police (SP) and given new postings.

  • International Women’s Day 2018 Celebration

    Women in police force now 6.6%: IGP

    The number of women in Bangladesh Police force now is 11,667, what is 6.66 percent of the total force, Inspector General of Police Mohammad Javed Patwary says.

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    Foundation stone of ‘Police Memorial’ laid in Dhaka

    The foundation stone of “Police Memorial” is laid in Dhaka to commemorate the policemen who sacrificed their lives on duty.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Gaining people’s trust very important: PM to police

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directs the police to gain the trust and confidence of people as this is very important for them.

  • President Abdul Hamid

    Serve without harassment: President asks police

    President Abdul Hamid asks the police to ensure services without harassment as the people go to them (police) as the last resort.