Former Inspector General of Police AYBI Siddiqi passed away in the early hours of Sunday in the city. He was 76.
Siddiqi was diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s United Hospital where he breathed his last at 1 am on Sunday, according to a press release from Bangladesh Police Headquarters.He was survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
IGP Benazir Ahmed and Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam expressed deep condolences over the passing of Siddiqi.
The first namaz-e-janaza of Siddiqi was held at 10:30am at the Rajarbagh Police Lines on Sunday in the presence of many current and former police personnel.