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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Complaint Reporting Working Group, 14-15

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR COMPLAINT REPORTING WORKING GROUP, 14-15
DECEMBER 2008.

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the in complaint reporting working group, Bagladesh, which will
begin on 14 December 2008. Post vetting was completed on 8 December,
2008. Post requests that vetting be completed no later than 11
December, 2008 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

1. Personal Number: BD/7733
Rank: Wg Cdr
Name: Md. Shafiqur Rahman, Psc,
Current Duty Position: Director Training and Orientation Wing
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section):
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Previous Assignment-None
Date of Birth: 15/12/1962
Place of Birth: Dhaka

2. Personal Number: P No/546
Rank: Commander
Name: Moyeenul Haque,Psc,
Current Duty Position: Director Communication & Mis Wing
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Previous Assignment- None
Date of Birth: 01/01/1965
Place of Birth: Narshingdi

3. Personal Number: P No/604
Rank: Commander
Name: Smak Azad,Psc,
Current Duty Position: Director Legal & Media Wing
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Previous Assignment-None
Date of Birth: 30/04/1967
Place of Birth: Kushtia

4. Personal Number: BA/4177
Rank: Maj
Name: Khairul Amin Bhuiyan,
Current Duty Position: 2ic (Second In Command)
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB -1 HQ
Unit Location:
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Previous Assignment-None
Date of Birth: 01/01/1972
Place of Birth: Dhaka

5. Personal Number: BA/4675
Rank: Maj
Name: Muhammad Amzad Hossain,
Current Duty Position: 2ic (Second In Command)
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB-2 HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment:
Company Commander, Specialized Company RAB-12
Date of Birth: 17/04/1974
Place of Birth: Feni

6. Personal Number: BA/4086
Rank: Maj
Name: Mahmud Hossain
Current Duty Position: 2ic (Second In Command)
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB-4 HQ
Unit Location:
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Previous Assignment (Pa)- Deputy
Director Int Wing
Date of Birth: 07/04/1971
Place of Birth: Dhaka

7. Personal Number: Ba/ 4337
Rank: Maj
Name: Md. Shakhawat Hossain
Current Duty Position: Deputy Director Legal & Media Wing
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Deputy Dir Training, RAB HQ
Date of Birth: 01/10/1972

Place of Birth: Pabna

8. Personal Number: BA/ 4676
Rank: Maj
Name: Md. Bashir Ahmed Chowdhury
Current Duty Position: DD Admin Wg
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Coy Cdr, Specialized Company RAB-6
Date of Birth: 29/10/1972
Place of Birth: Moulovibazar

9. Personal Number: BA/5889
Rank: Maj
Name: Asm Nazmul Haque
Current Duty Position: DD Investigation
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Sad Int Wing RAB HQ
Date of Birth: 28/11/1977
Place of Birth: Savar

10. Personal Number: Ba/5945
Rank: Maj
Name: Iftekhar Ahmed
Current Duty Position: Dd Training
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: Sad Int Wing RAB HQ
Date of Birth: 30/03/1978
Place of Birth: Dhaka

11. Personal Number: BA/ 6415
Rank: Maj
Name: Muhammad Emad Uddin Lasker
Current Duty Position: Sad Ops Wg
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: None
Date of Birth: 17/11/1981
Place of Birth: Dhaka

12. Personal Number: NA
Rank: Asp
Name: Afroza Parvin
Current Duty Position: Ad Int Wg
Current RAB Unit of Assignment (Battalion, Company, Squad, Section:
RAB HQ
Unit Location: Dhaka
Previous RAB Unit of Assignment: None
Date of Birth: 08/10/1973
Place of Birth: Mymansing

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
E-mail: arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. Comment: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

PASI

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