Iftekharuddin new IGP prisons

Brigadier General Syed Iftekharuddin has been appointed as Inspector General of Police (Prisons) on deputation. Public administration ministry on Wednesday issued an order mentioning the date on December 10 in this regard.

Brigadier General Syed Iftkhar Uddin has been made new Inspector General of Prisons.

Public administration ministry on Wednesday issued an order mentioning the date on December 10 in this regard.

The move was made only seven days after appointing Mainuddin Khandaker, additional secretary of the home ministry as the Inspector General of Prisons.

Mainuddin Khandaker was given the charge of IG Prison on December 5. He was given the charge of the office by an order of the home ministry.

Earlier, the post was vacant since the contract with previous IG Prison Ashraful Islam Khan expired on November 17.

The public administration ministry order said, Brigadier General Syed Iftkhar Uddin, who was the director of the Central Medical Store Department under the health and family welfare ministry on deputation, has been placed under home ministry to appoint him as IG Prisons.

While communicated with Mainuddin Khandaker on Wednesday, said he is unaware about the new order yet.

Source: Dhaka Tribune