30 Sep 2022, 18:05
Update : 30 Sep 2022, 20:47

Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun takes charge as IGP

DHAKA, Sept 30, 2022 (BSS) - Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun today took the 
charge as the country's 31st Inspector General of Police (IGP).
He took the charge from outgoing IGP Dr Benazir Ahmed. On his arrival at the 
headquarters, Mamun was given a guard of honour along with floral greetings 
this afternoon. 
Mamun was serving as the director general of the Rapid Action Battalion RAB) 
before his appointment as the IGP.
Soon after taking charge, the newly appointed IGP went to Dhanmondi 32 and 
paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 
placed a wreath to the portrait of Bangabandhu and signed the visitors' book.
Later, Abdullah Al Mamun paid homage to the 1971 Liberation War martyred 
police members at the monument of Rajarbagh Police Lines.
He joined Bangladesh Police Service as assistant superintendent of police 
(ASP) on December 20, 1989.
Mamun served in various capacities in the police force with professionalism, 
dedication and excellence.
He has served as Assistant Superintendent of Police, Additional 
Superintendent of Police at different districts, Superintendent of Police in 
Nilphamari district, Deputy Police Commissioner in Dhaka Metropolitan Police 
(DMP), Assistant Inspector General (AIG) (Establishment) of Police 
Headquarters and AIG (confidential) of Police Headquarters, Additional Deputy 
Inspector General (Addl DIG) of Dhaka Range Police, Deputy Inspector General 
(Admin & Op) of Police Headquarters, DIG Mymensingh Range and Dhaka Range 
Mamun also served as Additional IGP (HRM) of Police Headquarters and Chief of 
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police.
Born in Sunamganj in 1964, Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun completed his 
graduation and post-graduation in sociology from the University of 
He achieved Bangladesh Police Medal and President Police Medal for his 
outstanding performance. 
Mamun has made outstanding contributions to UN peacekeeping missions in 
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Liberia and Darfur. 

He participated in several prestigious professional trainings at home and 

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