Biography of Addl. IGP, ATU


The Chief of Anti Terrorism Unit is Mohammad Abul Kashem BPM-Sheba. He has been the incumbent of the Unit from November 19, 2018.

Mohammad Abul Kashem BPM-Sheba was born in Jashore District of Bangladesh. He joined Bangladesh Police as an Assistant Superintendent of Police through 7th BCS Examination in 1988 by securing 19th place of merit in BCS (Police) Cadre. He completed his Post-graduation in Public Administration from University of Dhaka.

Mohammad Abul Kashem BMP-Sheba served in various capacities of Bangladesh Police with reputation, integrity, professionalism, and code of ethics. Some of his glorious positions have been mentioned here: Addl IGP (Railway Police), Addl IGP (F&D, PHQ), DIG (Logistics, PHQ), DIG (F&D, PHQ), DIG (Sylhet Range), Police Commissioner (CMP, Chittagong), Addl Police Commissioner (DMP, Dhaka and RMP, Rajshahi). Moreover, earlier he had also served as AIG (Highway Police), Director (Police Staff College), DC (North, KMP), DC (South, DMP). He served as Special Security Officer to the Honorable Prime Minister.

Mohammad Abul Kashem BPM-Sheba received training in several police related issues in order to serve the citizens better. He successfully completed Anti-Terrorism Instructor Development Course from USA, Study on Mission Regarding Violence against Women from Germany and United Kingdom. He also successfully participated seminars in Crisis Management & Hostage Negotiation conducted by FBI, US Department of Justice and in Modern Trends in Juvenile Justice, UNICEF and Safety for the Urban Poor, Manila, Philippines.

Mohammad Abul Kashem BPM-Sheba served as Contingent Commander in the UN led peace keeping mission UNMIL, Liberia in 2007-2008.

He has been taking classes as a resource faculty in Police Staff College, Detective Training School-CID, Bangladesh Police Academy-Sardah and School of Intelligence of Special Branch.

In personal life Mohammad Abul Kashem BPM-Sheba is happily married and blessed with one son. He loves to read books and enjoys travelling when he can manage time. He has travelled a number of countries including USA, UK, Germany, Greece, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, India, Nepal,Thailand.

Mr. Mohammad Abul Kashem has been serving Bangladesh Police with dedication and sincerity. As a symbol of recognition of his service, he has been awarded with the prestigious Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM-Sheba).