160 policemen leave for UN mission in Haiti

A total of 160 members of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka early Wednesday to join United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti.

A press release of Police Headquarters signed by Assistant Inspector General of police (AIG) Saheli Ferdous confirmed the matter on Wednesday noon.

According to the press release, Superintendent of police (SP) Mirza Abdullahel Baki will lead the team.

Bangladesh Police have been working as peace keepers under the UN in Congo, South Sudan, Darfur, Ivory Cost, Mali and Haiti.

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