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I am ready to work as OC: DMP chief

Published: September 15, 2019 17:24:34 | Updated: September 16, 2019 12:54:49


New Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Mohammad Shafiqul Islam has said he is ready to work there as officer-in-charge (OC) if people do not get desired services from any police station.

 “If people don’t get services, face harassment at police stations under DMP then I’ll be there and serve people as an OC, if needed. DCs and other senior officers will be there,” said the DMP chief.

The new DMP commissioner came up with the remarks on Sunday while speaking at a ‘Meet-the-Press’ programme at the DMP Media Centre, reports UNB.

Necessary steps will be taken so that service seekers at police stations do not face any harassment, he said adding “This is my biggest challenge.”

The officers-in-charge (OCs) and deputy commissioners (DCs) have been asked to take necessary steps for strengthening monitoring system at the police stations so that people can get rid of police phobia, he said.

Action will be taken if any policeman is found involved in harassing, extortion and illegal transaction for providing services, the DMP chief warned.

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