Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

RMP attains success in combating crimes

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) has attained professional competence towards combating different types of crimes side by side with ensuring safety to the public in general.

“We are putting in our level best efforts of maintaining peace and tranquility everywhere in the metropolis through people’s participation,” said RMP Commissioner Abu Kalam Siddique while sharing views with journalists at his office conference hall here on Monday, reports BSS.

He said they have brought the entire metropolis under security cover through installing around 500 close circuit cameras at important points aimed at checking crimes. As a result, no significant incident of law and order has happened in the last two years.

RMP has intensified surveillance activities to protect adolescents from different types of crimes and prepared a digital database of juvenile gangs preserving data about 425 juveniles along with keeping them in close and regular monitoring aimed at eradicating their crimes.

“We have re-organized and reactivated the community policing committees coupled with infusing dynamism into the activities of bit policing to reach the police services to the peoples’ doorsteps,” he added.

Around 30,000 people were brought under the community and bit policing activities during the last two years encouraging them to stand against all sorts of crimes coupled with making the efforts of alternative dispute resolution successful.

He said their Cyber crime unit has attained success in terms of combating crimes related to cyber crimes in the metropolis since its inception on September 17, 2020, extending support towards identification and arrest of the criminals in connection with the cyber crimes.

Moreover, the unit has also disposed of 3,291 cases of harassment and blackmailing of women by threatening to spread their sensational videos, hacking of the facebook account, sending of pornographic pictures and videos through fake messenger.

Such steps of Cyber Crime Unit have earned appreciation and praise from the cross section of people.

It has been working relentlessly in the field of unearthing clueless incidents, criminal identification and arresting them. Apart from this, it’s sending necessary and demand-driven information to the adjacent district through proper channels.

“RMP has become service-oriented and it’s putting its best efforts for the public interest,” said the commissioner, adding the unit is capable of detecting the criminals’ through close coordination with Police Headquarters, Special Branch and the cyber crimes related departments of the Criminal Investigation Department.

A digital forensic laboratory has been installed aimed at detecting the crimes being committed through the digital media besides spotting out the criminals. The digital laboratory has been established with financial support of the USA.

“We are committed to ensure public security as per desire of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to build Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” asserted Commissioner Kalam Siddique.

A Police Freedom Fighters Memorial Museum has been opened here for the first time aimed at letting the present and future generations know about their greatest contribution and supreme sacrifice of the great sons of the soil during the War of Liberation.

RMP established the museum at its police line compound.