Next DMP Commissioner Habibur Rahman
Additional IGP Habibur Rahman is going to be the next commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
In this regard, Gazette Notification may be issued soon. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and police sources.
Additional IGP Habibur Rahman is currently in charge of the head of the Tourist Police of Bangladesh.
The current commissioner of DMP, Khandkar Ghulam Farooq is to expire on October 2. If everything goes well, sources confirmed that Habib may be gazetted as DMP commissioner within few days.
As Khandakar Ghulam Farooq's tenure ends, who will be the next commissioner has been a matter of interest everywhere, including the police department. Because the next Police Commissioner will have to take the lead in controlling the law and order situation in the capital before and after the 12th National Assembly elections. Moreover, the post of DMP Commissioner is also very important out of the metropolitans.
According to sources, apart from Habib, the name of additional IGP of Industrial Police, Mahbubur Rahman, was also heavily discussed in the list of new police commissioner. There was talk that the tenure of the current police commissioner could be extended.
Besides, at least two other officers are said to have been in the running to get the post. However, the matter of Habibur Rahman has been finalized.
Earlier, BCS 17th batch police officer Habibur Rahman served as DC of DMP headquarters, SP of Dhaka district, DIG of Dhaka range and police headquarters.
Habibur Rahman was born in 1967 in Gopalganj. He is admired in the force for his leadership behavior along with various police reforms. Apart from being a sports organizer, he has a reputation as a humanitarian police officer.
He has contributed a lot for the change of socio-economic conditions of 'Bedya' communuty in Savar and arrangement of graveyards for the sex workers at Arichaghat.