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4 January, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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8 police officers, personnel to be awarded

Our Correspondent, Bogra
8 police officers, personnel to be awarded

Eight policemen from Bogra will be awarded the Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) and the President’s Police Medal (PPM) this year for bravery and heroism displayed during fighting militancy last year.

They were selected by the Bangladesh Police headquarters on December 31, 2017, from a list of 182 police and Army officers. The list of awardees, which includes Army and police officers, is being seen as one of the longest in the history of Bangladesh.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to adorn the BPM and PPM awardees with the badges and medals at the Razarbag Police Lines in Dhaka during the inauguration of Police Week on January 8.

Among the selected police and Army officers, eight have been selected for BPM and PPM from Bogra district for their outstanding contribution to fighting against militancy. The BPM awardees are Md. Asaduzzaman, who was recently promoted to the rank of additional DIG, Arifur Rahman Mondal, additional superintendent of police, and Mojibur Rahman and Julhaz Uddin, both sub-inspectors of the DB.The PPM awardees  are sub-inspectors (DB) Alamgir Hossain and Faruk Hossain, constable (DB) Ismail Hosain, and constable (orderly) Helal Uddin.

Contacted, Adul Jalil, additional SP of Bogra,  said it is rare in the history of police from Bogra to have such a big number of officers and personnel to be selected over two consecutive years for bravery awards for fighting militancy.

The police headquarters had also selected five policemen for BPM and PPM last year. Among them were then Bogra SP Md Asaduzaman and additional SP Arifur Rahman Modal, who had received BPM for same reason.

 

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