DHAKA, March 20, 2023 (BSS) - A total of 85 RAB members received the RAB Director General Medal in recognition of their bravery and service on the occasion of 19th founding anniversary of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and RAB Memorial Day-2023.
The elite force also honoured for the first time one of its dogs for sniffing out three dead bodies from the debris of the Gulistan blast that left over 20 people dead, said a press release.
The dog,-'Cheetah' - managed by RAB official Sajib Mia - helped the crime busting force to locate and recover three dead bodies.
Thirty-five RAB members received special honor (bravery) and 50 members received special honor (service) awards.
RAB Director General (DG) Additional Inspector General of Police M Khurshid Hossain presented the medals to the members at RAB headquarters's Shaheed Memorial Lt. Col. Azad Memorial Hall in Uttara's Kurmitola.
Earlier, RAB DG paid tributes to the martyred RAB members and exchanged greetings with the family members of the martyred RAB members.