DMP commissioner for more check posts in capital


Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam on Sunday urged for setting up more temporary check posts in the capital.

He said this while addressing  the monthly crime conference of DMP in city’s Rajarbagh Police Lines.

He said, “High quality CCTV cameras to be installed on the flyover areas to resist the motorbikes and car lifters.”

He ordered to update data in the Crime Data Management System ( CDMS) and Suspect Identification and Verification System ( SIVS).

Updating the list of thieves and hijackers in the software like the CDMS and SIVS software , the criminals must be bring under the law, he instructed.

According to the DMP boss, if cars and motorbikes are brought under the tracking system, the numbers of thefts and hijack would be decreased.

About the proper investigation in all criminal cases he said, “Investigate scientifically using technology.”

“You should not be involved in any act that makes you personally responsible”, he continued.

In combating the violence against women he said, “We can organize awareness building rally in each beat in presence of the senior police officers and local veterans.”

These meetings can hear from the women about their problems and their recommendations for the remedies should take into our consideration, he continued.

He opined that if police only seize narcotics, the numbers of violence against women and hijack will not be decreased.

“But if we can identify drug addicts and can bring back them from their addictions, the drugs will be also significantly increased.”

Expressing the existing system of monitoring case and general diary the DMP commissioner said, “DMP headquarters phoned the persons who sought police services. More than 90 percent people expressed their satisfaction.”

He urged to enhance the quality of the service.

About the teenage gang, he said, “We have asked the beat officers to identify the teenage gang and their location. Their movement and places of the drug spot must be kept under surveillance. If fail, necessary action would be taken against the concerned beat officer.”

He gave instruction against extortionists. He said no battery run rickshaw would be allowed in the capital.