DMP to open separate cell to trace missing persons

Amanur Rohama Roney
Published : 21:35, Oct 12, 2019 | Updated : 21:38, Oct 12, 2019

The meeting reviewed the crimes that were reported in September with DMP`s Lalbagh Division being entitled as the month`s best unit in curbing the crimes.The Dhaka Metropolitan Police will open a separate cell to look into the reports of missing persons in the capital.
DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam came up with the development at the monthly crime review meeting at its headquarters on Saturday (Oct 12), several officials who attended the meeting told Bangla Tribune.
Currently, the DPM has as many as 22 units to runs its operation across the capital.
"City police stations lack the technology to trace a missing person. From now on, they will forward the report on the missing person to the Cyber Crime Unit at the DMP Headquarters and the latter will investigate the matter and assist the respective police," Commissioner Islam was quoted by an OC, who joined the meeting.
Islam said, "A cell will be formed [to coordinate the overall matter]".
The commissioner instructed the officials to execute the warrant orders issued by the court and increase the quality of police services, said the OC, who preferred to g unnamed.
The DMP chief also urged the city dwellers to collect the details of the domestic help before employing them at work.
Other issues including policing on campus, case investigating process, arresting the accused, speedy response to the calls for police assistance were also discussed at the meeting.
The meeting reviewed the crimes that were reported in September with DMP's Lalbagh Division being entitled as the month's best unit in curbing the crimes.
"It was a regular monthly crime review meeting and all divisions and police stations have been given instructions," said DMP Deputy-Commissioner (media and public relation) Masudur Rahman.
High officials of the metro police were present at the meeting.