Raid Action Battalion (RAB) director general Benazir Ahmed has been appointed as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP).
Besides, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Chief Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun has been appointed as the new RAB director general.
Home Ministry issued a notification issued on Wednesday (April 8) in this regard.
As per the notification, their appointment will come into effect on April 15, 2020. Benazir Ahmed will replace incumbent IGP Mohammad Javed Patwary, while Abdullah Al Mamun will succeed Benazir Ahmed.
The tenure of present IGP Mohammad Javed Patwary will expire on April 13.
Benazir Ahmed joined Bangladesh Police as an Assistant Police Superintendent (ASP) in 1988.
He has served in various important positions in the country’s law enforcement agencies, including as chief of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.
He has been DG of RAB since January 2015.