Addl IGP Harun-Ar-Rashid made new RAB DG

Additional IGP Barrister Harun-Ar-RashidBangladesh Police website

The government has appointed Barrister Harun-Ar-Rashid, an additional inspector general of police (IGP), as the new director general (DG) of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).

The public administration ministry’s public security division issued a gazette notification in this regard on Wednesday.

It noted that the appointment has been made in public interest and it will take effect from 5 June.

In a separate notice, the elite force’s current DG, M Khurshid Hossain, was sent to a one-year post-retirement-leave (PRL) from 5 June.

Mahabur Rahman Sheikh, deputy secretary of the public security division, issued the two notifications, as per order of the president.