OC Golam Rasul showed surprise at the drastic change in the law and order situation in 11 months
SR Shariful Islam Ratan, Lalmonirhat/
After joining the Kaliganj police station of Lalmonirhat on November 21, 2021 as ATM Golam Rasul took up the challenge against drugs, gambling, terrorism, theft, robbery, racketeering and tyranny. First, he identified various areas of the police station as drug arenas and started working on drug control. Following this, he was selected as the best OC of the district for the sixth time in the monthly law and order meeting of the district police.
Before this, he joined Police Academy, Sarda, Rajshahi for 1 year training as a Sub Inspector in Rangpur Division on 19th May 2001 and joined Syedpur Police Station in Nilphamari District in 2002.
Joined Syedpur Railway Police Station as SI and got promoted to Officer In-Charge. From 2004 to 2007 while serving in Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Uttara, Dhaka, top terrorists were killed in a gun battle with top terrorists Picchi Hannan, Kala Jahangir, David, Prakash, Vikas. He also participated in the operation to arrest Bangla Bhai. He played a key role in the arrest of the terrorists. He was rewarded and gained by recovering several weapons.
Later, during his tenure at PBI, he was selected as the best investigating officer in Bangladesh in the investigation of the case, including solving the mystery of the Clueless murder case.
Then, while he was OC of Dinajpur DB, 3 notorious drug dealers were killed in a gun battle that took place to arrest drug dealers by adopting a zero tolerance policy against drugs. Three police officers were injured in that operation. And while serving as OC in Birol police station, he gained quite a reputation. For his commendable and gallant work, former IGP Dr. Javed Patwari BPM awarded him the highest medal of police force “IGP Badge”.
Within 11 months of his joining Kaliganj police station, due to honest thinking and modern taste, the behavior of the police has changed as well as the image of the police station has changed. He has taken various steps to serve people easily. As soon as the 999 phone call is received, the police are reaching the victim under his leadership.
As a result of creative and up-to-date planning, the police station and the police have become the address of trust of the people of this upazila. Since joining this police station, he has been able to surprise the common people by radically changing the law and order situation as a humane and people-friendly police administration.
Not only that, he is also a charitable person. He has taken various steps to serve people easily. The SI, ASI and women policemen working in the police station under his leadership are working tirelessly to maintain the law and order environment of the police station.
As a border upazila, Thana area has been kept safer than ever. It is normal to keep law and order with a strict hand even in various motivated situations including political. Begban has placed the police activities to highlight the developmental achievements of the government to the people regardless of caste and religion.
Within 11 months of joining the Kaliganj police station, he used his previous experience to arrest 1000 people under GR/CR warrants, 189 people in various drug cases, 15 people in murder cases, 100 people sentenced, 2 people in counterfeit money, and 18 people in regular cases, 5 murder cases, 5 drug cases. 160 cases, 3 cases related to conspiracy to spoil the public image and 120 cases under other categories and 28 notorious drug dealers of A class and B class have been arrested and sent to the learned court. Besides, 82 people rescued the victim after receiving 999 calls. In the clueless murder case, the main mystery of the case was revealed and the main accused was arrested within 5 days.
He also recovered 175 vehicles, 400 kg of ganja, 11,000 phensidyl, 4,000 yaba and 29 bottles of foreign liquor, including drug transport motorcycles and private cars.
He has been able to prove that ‘police is the servant of the people, service is the religion of the police’, the police is the people, the people are the police’ by developing good relations with the people.
In a private conversation, OC ATM Golam Rasul said, I am trying to perform my duties as best as I can in the 11 months since I joined this police station, as per the directions of District Police Superintendent and with the support of local people from various professions. He sought the cooperation of the upazila residents so that he can fulfill the expectations of the people by performing his duties faithfully in the coming days
He also addressed the upazila residents and said that Bangladesh Police is a friend of the people. Touts and brokers have no place in this police station. When you can guess any incident, you will report to the police station. Kaliganj Thana Police is always at your service.