M Khurshid Hossain made new RAB director general23 September 2022
Additional Inspector General of Police M Khurshid Hossain has been appointed as the new director general of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the elite unit of the Bangladesh Police.
A gazette notification, signed by Deputy Secretary Dhananjay Kumar Das of the Public Security Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs, was issued in this regard on Thursday.
According to the circular, the order will come into effect on September 30.
Khurshid will succeed Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun.
Additional IG (Crime and Operations) M Khurshid Hossain joined the Bangladesh Police as assistant superintendent of police through the 12th BCS.
He has served in various capacities of the Bangladesh Police where he proved his professionalism, dedication and excellence.
He has served as assistant superintendent of police, additional superintendent of police in various districts, superintendent of police, deputy police commissioner, assistant inspector general (AIG) of Police Headquarters, additional deputy inspector general of Police Headquarters and DIG of Rajshahi Range Police.
Born in Gopalganj in 1964, he has received the Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) and the President Police Medal (PPM) for his outstanding performance in police service. Khurshid participated in several prestigious professional training both at home and abroad.