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Police Week-2018: 182 cops honoured

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 11:57 AM, 8 January 2018   Updated: 09:38 PM, 8 January 2018

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina honoured 182 policemen for their outstanding performance in 2017. 

She honoured them at inauguration programme of the Police Week-2018 on Rajarbagh Police Lines ground in the capital city on Monday.

Of the police personnel, 30 got Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) while 71 President Police Medal (PPM), 28 Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM-Service) and 53 President Police Medal (PPM-Service) awards for their bravery and courage in anti-militancy drives and fighting terrorism in the last one year.

A total of 106 police officials were given the honour for their roles in anti-militancy operations and 42 others as they suffered severe injuries during the operations.

The premier reached the Rajarbagh Police Lines around 10:00am and inspected the parade being organised on the occasion of the police week. Later, she honoured the police personnels.