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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Survivor Support and Human Trafficking

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UNCLAS DHAKA 001102

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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 SURVIVOR SUPPORT AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
LAWS FOR POLICE OFFICIALS AND PUBLIC PROSECUTORS COURSE, DECEMBER
25-26, 2009

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

2. The following candidates have been selected for participation in
the "Survivor Support and Human Trafficking Laws for Police
Officials and Public Prosecutors" Course in Sylhet, Bangladesh,
which will begin on December 25, 2009. Post vetting was completed on
December 13, 2009. Post requests that vetting be completed by
December 24, 2009 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

1. Name: Akhter Hossain
Rank: Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Balaganj, Sylhet
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: January 1, 1967
Place of Birth: Molvibazar

2. Name: Firoz Alam
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Balaganj, Sylhet
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: July 01, 1958
Place of Birth: Molvibazar

3. Name: Md. Salequzzman
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Beani Bazar, Sylhet
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: July 02, 1965
Place of Birth: Jhenaidha

4. Name: Murshed Alam
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Beani Bazar, Sylhet
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: January 01, 1977
Place of Birth: Rangamati

5. Name: Md. Helal Uddin
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Biswanath, Sylhet
Personal Number:
Date Birth: May 25, 1972
Place of Birth: Mymenshing

6. Name: Md. Badsha Alom
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Jayantiapur, Sylhet
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: March 02, 1973
Place of Birth: Rangpur

7. Name: Prasun Kanti Das
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Rajnagor, Moulvibazar
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: September 01, 1963
Place of Birth: Hobiganj

8. Name: Md. Abu Sayed Chowdhury
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Rajnagor Thana, Moulvibazar
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: May 01, 1977
Place of Birth: Dinajpur

9. Name: Md. Anower Hossain
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Moulvibazar Model Thana
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: January 10, 1976
Place of Birth: Jamalpur

10. Name: Md. Serajul Islam
Rank: Sub Inspector

Unit: Police
Unit Location: Moulvibazar Model Thana
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: October 18, 1975
Place of Birth: Brahman Baria

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.

Moriarty

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