Dhaka – The government has appointed current chief of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Mohammad Shafiqul Islam as head of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), officials said on Wednesday.
Islam, with the rank of an additional inspector general of police, is expected to take the charge soon to replace DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia, whose tenure ended last month.
However, Mia’s tenure was extended until September 13.
According to an order by the Public Security Division of Home ministry, additional inspector general of police (headquarters) Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun has been appointed as the new chief of CID.
Islam was appointed as CID chief on May 16.