Attempted Bribery: DMP chief asks IGP to transfer joint commissioner | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 07, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:23 AM, June 07, 2020

Attempted Bribery: DMP chief asks IGP to transfer joint commissioner

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Shafiqul Islam has sought transfer of a joint commissioner of the unit on charge of offering him bribe.

The DMP chief asked for transfer of Joint Commissioner (logistics) Md Imam Hossain in a letter send to Inspector General of Police (IGP) on May 30.

In his letter, the DMP commissioner termed the joint commissioner "a corrupt officer" and said that there were graft allegations against Imam Hossain over various purchases.

"Imam even offered the commissioner a percentage from procurement. And, that is why, he should not be working in DMP," the DMP chief said in the letter.

The DMP commissioner further requested the police chief for immediate transfer of Imam and take necessary steps regarding the issue.

Asked about the commissioner's letter, Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general of PHQ, told The Daily Star that the headquarters had not receive any correspondence from the DMP yet.

"Every organisation has some administrative issues and these issues are addressed with appropriate administrative and professional measures. The issue being discussed has not yet reached the headquarters," he said.

"However, police headquarters will deal with the issue with due professionalism [after receiving the letter]," added the AIG.

 

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