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Dhaka district police declares war against recruitment business

Special Correspondent |
Update: 2018-03-03 5:26:59 AM
Dhaka district police declares war against recruitment business
Policemen measuring the chest and height of two applicants

DHAKA: Ahead of recruiting fresh police members, Dhaka district police has initiated rigid steps against the illegal business influencing the recruitment process, in a bid to make the process transparent.

They have launched awareness campaign in various means to curb the alacrity of the middlemen, bribery, recommendation and political meddling.

“Our battle is against the middlemen and fraudsters. None will be spared if anyone found involved in illegal activities; whoever s/he is doesn’t matter here”, said Shah Mizan, superintendent of Dhaka district police.

“The time of police recruitment business is over; it’s our clear message to the people. The age of lobbying and recommendation is also outdone”, he added.       

A total of 1,659 police constables will be recruited under Dhaka district this time. The process will begin at the Mill Barack Police lines Sunday (March 4).

The administration have distributed to leaflets to make the candidates aware.

The candidates were asked to inform the nearest police station if anyone demands money using the name of any public representative or political figure.  

Besides, the candidates were asked to inform police if found any promptness of any illegal syndicate regarding the appointment. 

Meanwhile, cautionary leaflets have been distributed among the commoners and they have been suggested for not responding the allurement of illegal quarters. Advisory messages were even delivered at the sermons of Jumma prayers.  

“We have advised the people at the last three jumma prayers, for not knocking the doors of cheaters. Hand over (him/her) to us if anyone found attempting to cheat”, said Dhaka district additional superintendent Masum Ahmed Bhuiyan.

“Ensuring a transparent recruitment process is the bigger challenge to make police serving their duties with due sincerity, honesty and professionalism to protect the law and order”, he said further. 

BDST: 1627 HRS, MAR 3, 2018

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