Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed has is set to go on retirement from government service on September 30.
Home Ministry issued an order in this regard on Thursday.
The order signed by Deputy Secretary Dhananjay Kumar Das, Benazir Ahmed will reach retirement age on September 30 as he has crossed 59 years.
According to government rules, an official goes into post-retirement leave (PRL) after turning 60.
On April 15, 2020, he assumed the post of Inspector General of Bangladesh Police.
Prior to joining as IGP, he served as the Director General of Rapid Action Battalion from January 2015 to April 2020.
Benazir is currently on a US sanctions list due the Rapid Action Battalion’s alleged role in forcibly disappearing citizens since December, 2021.
However, he received US visa to join the third United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit at the UN last month.