Asaduzzaman asks on-duty cops to wear riot-gear for safety

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Dhaka, November 08: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday asked his officials to wear riot-gear (helmet, bulletproof jacket and leg-guard) while performing professional duties for safety.“It would not be right to perform duties without wearing riot-gear for the sake of own safety,” he said in a donation giving programme at the city’s DMP headquarters.

He asked the police officials not to use mobile phone at the time of duty.

The DMP chief distributed Taka 20.70 lakh as donation among 61 police officials who suffered injuries in various incidents while they were on-duty from the DMP Traffic Welfare Fund. Besides, family inmates of two late police officials have also been given Taka five lakh each while Taka one lakh each to two injured police officials from Prime Minister’s Welfare Fund in the programme.

“We have taken the DMP Welfare to another height and the financial donation has been increased by manifolds due to collective efforts of all and it is our duty to give treatment to the police officials injured while they were performing duties,” he also said.

“DMP has been giving stipends to the meritorious students for their uplift and we all together are doing all the things successfully,” he continued.

High officials of the DMP were present on the occasion.