DMP Commissioner asks DB to work considering changing crime patterns


Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Khandker Golam Faruq on Saturday asked the Detective Branch to work considering changing patterns of crimes.


“Crime patterns are changing, cybercrime is increasing, DB needs to work considering all these crime patterns,” he said.


The DMP Commissioner made the remarks during a meeting with officers of the Detective Branch (DB) after visiting its Minto Road headquarters in the city on Saturday.


It was the first visit of Khandker Golam Faruq after he took over as the DMP commissioner on October 29 last month.


Praising the DB’s working capabilities, the DMP chief said DB has the ability to unravel the mystery of any sensational case. The capabilities of DMP’s branch are at a very high level, he said.


The Commissioner also assured the detectives that he would take steps for further capacity building of the DB.


Congratulating the newly appointed commissioner for coming to visit DB office, Additional Commissioner (DB) Mohammad Harun-ur-Rashid said, “You are the pride of Bangladesh Police. We are working under your leadership so that residents of Dhaka metropolis can stay safe.”


The DB chief also said that DMP’s DB is now a trusted name for the city dwellers. When a crime occurs, DB works not only in the metropolis, but in any part of Bangladesh, he added.


In his speech, Additional Commissioner and chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) of the DMP Md. Asaduzzaman said, “You (DMP Commissioner) are an efficient officer in crime management. In 2015, a Japanese national was killed in a militant attack in Rangpur. Then the mystery of the case was revealed under your leadership”.


The CTTC chief said that as soon as any incident occurs in the DMP, the DB starts the shadow investigation. Detectives do not stop until the organised crime is revealed, he said.


He also said that DB has capabilities, it will go further if get specific instructions from the DMP chief.


In his welcome speech, Joint Commissioner (Admin and DB South) of the DMP Sanjit Kumar Roy highlighted the recent notable achievements of the DB and also placed some demands, including establishment of forensic labs.


Source: United News of Bangladesh