TUNGIPARA, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr
Mohammad Javed Patwari today said a vested quarter is spreading rumours over
child lifters as tools to gain interest.
Law and order is not deteriorated in the country, he told journalists
after paying homage to the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman here.
Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) of Police M Habibur Rahman and Khandker
Muhit Uddin and Superintendent of Police in Gopalganj District Mohammad
Saidur Rahman Khan were present.
The IGP said, We have taken prompt measures over the recent incidents and
criminals were arrested within a short time.
He said recently some innocent people were killed in mob beating at
different places as locals suspected them child lifters, he said, adding We
have successfully tackled it. Police will not tolerate such types of
People are now understood that those were fully rumours and a vested
quarter spread rumours for gaining their ill interest, Dr Javed mentioned.
Earlier, the police chief paid respect to the mausoleum by placing wreaths
and offered special munajat after reciting Fateha.
He also sought eternal peace of departed souls of Bangabandhu and his
family members who were brutally killed on August 15, 1975.
Later, the IGP visited RabeyaAli Girls' School and College at
Chandradighalia under Gopalganj Sadar upazila and exchanged views with
students and teachers on various issues, including rumours, child marriage
and other social problems.
He also urged students and teachers to be aware of rumours and false
He said a section of people were involved in spreading rumours across the
country to create anarchy, adding, If you observe such kind of rumours, call
police for assistance.
DIG Habibur Rahman established the educational institution with his own
initiative following the government's commitment to make the nation educated.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)