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‘Police Week-2019’ begins on Monday


The five-day ‘Police Week-2019’ will begin across the country on Monday

Dhaka: The five-day ‘Police Week-2019’ will begin across the country on Monday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the programme at Rajarbagh Police Lines in the capital.

The premier will handover awards, in four categories, to 349 police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel, for their outstanding performance, bravery, combating crime, cracking important cases, efficiency, honesty and discipline, on the first day of the Police Week-2019.

In accordance with the gazette of the Home Ministry issued on January 29, 40 policemen will get Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM-gallantry) while 62 President Police Medal (PPM-gallantry), 104 Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM-Service) and 143 President Police Medal (PPM-Service) awards for their bravery and courage in their services in the last one year.

RAB Director General Benazir Ahmed, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia, DMP Additional Commissioner and CTTC chief Monirul Islam, DIG at the Police Headquarters Anwar Hossain, RAB Additional DGs Col Anwar Latif Khan, Col Md Jahangir Alam, Chief of Special Branch Mir Shahidul Islam, Additional IGPs Mainur Rahman Chowdhury, Iqbal Bahar, Deputy Inspector General Habibur Rahman and Deputy Commissioner of CTTC Proloy Kumar Joarder, have been selected for the wards this year.

Besides, Inspector Jalal Uddin and Constable Shamim Mia are going to get awards of BPM posthumously as they were killed while in service.

Each of the BPM awardees will get an allowance of Tk 1 lakh once and Tk 1,500 per month while each of the awardees of BPM-service will be given Tk 75,000 once and Tk 1,000 monthly.

However, each of the PPM awardees will get an allowance of Tk 75,000 once and Tk 1,500 monthly while each of the PPM-service awardees will get Tk 50,000 once and Tk 1,000 monthly.

The awardees will continue to get the monthly allowance during his or her service period and even during pension.