The passing out parade of the 38th outside cadet sub-inspectors-2020 batch was held at Bangladesh Police Academy (BPA) parade ground in Sarda.
Inspector General of Bangladesh Police (IGP) Dr. Benazir Ahmed attended the ceremony as the chief guest calling upon the newly recruited police sub- inspectors to serve the people and said they must be pro-people.
He also urged them to dedicate themselves to stamp out criminals including militants and terrorists for ensuring peace and security of the common people.
Giving various service-oriented directives, IGP Dr. Benazir Ahmed said newly recruited police officials will have to come forward with all their efforts to maintain law and order in the country at any cost fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of the general people.
Police must come forward first to ensure rule of law, he added.
Dr. Ahmed also urged them to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity and honesty.
Earlier, the chief guest accompanied by BPA Principal Khandaker Golam Faruque reviewed the smartly turned out parade and was saluted by the impressive march past.
The IGP also distributed awards among five new entry police sub-inspectors for their outstanding performances during the foundation training course.
Of them, Cadet Tanveer Ahmed has been adjudged as the all-rounder among males, while Nasrin Sultana Jyati among females. Besides, Cadet Kamrul Hassan has been adjudged as the best academic in the training. The other award-winning cadets are Alak Bihari Gun (Parade), Abdul Kadir Khandaker (PT and Obstacle Overcoming) and Nazmus Sakib (Musketry).
Some 1,231 cadets including 57 females took part in the passing out parade after their successful completion of one-year foundation training at the academy.
Deputy Inspector General of Police of Rajshahi Range Abdul Baten, Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Abu Kalam Siddque and many other high police officials were present at the ceremony.
Later, IGP Dr. Benazir Ahmed also inaugurated Bangabandhu Mural, Barrack Building and extended part of the central mosque inside the academy campus.
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