Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Tuesday said there is no organizational existence of Islamic militant group ISIS in Bangladesh.
“ Individually some might belief in the ideology of the Islamic militant group. But we never let the country to become a militant country,” he said at while addressing a quarterly crime review meeting at Police Headquarters.
He urged the police officers to face the kind of challenge firmly with ironic hands. “All conspiracies will be foiled against our country,” the IGP added.
The top police boss mentioned that the police had already shown successes in curbing militancy, extremism, saboteur and crimes in the country in the past, said Assistant Inspector General (Media) of police headquarters Nazrul Islam as quoted the meeting.
The IGP instructed the senior police officers to remain alert about reemergence of banned Islamic outfits like JMB, HUJI or under in other names, AIG Nazrul Islam said.
About killings of the two foreign nationals—Italian national Cesare Tavella and Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi—the IGP said killers of them will be identified as well as arrested.
Shahidul Hoque ordered the concerned police officers to quick arrest of the killers to bring them under the laws of the land.
Italian national Cesare Tavella was gunned down in Dhaka city’s Gulshan area on September 28 while Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi in Rangpur on October 3.
Meeting sources said Additional DIG ( Special Crime and Prosecution) of Police headquarters Md Jahirul Islam presented the countrywide overall crime pictures of last three months (July-September) in the meeting.
Chaired by the IGP, the crime conference was attended, among others, by all police commissioners, Range Digs, heads of other police units and senior officers of Police headquarters.