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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Survivor Support and Human Trafficking

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UNCLAS DHAKA 001135

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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, JANUARY
8-9, 2010

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 Chittagong, Bangladesh, which will
begin on January 8, 2010. Post vetting was completed on December
21. Post requests that vetting be completed by January 5 to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department conduct
Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: Md. Abdul Malek Mia
Rank: Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Boalkhali P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: November 29, 1961
Place of Birth: Noakhali

2. Name: Md. Golam Zilani
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Boalkhali P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: July 1, 1970
Place of Birth: Brahman Baria

3. Name: Mohammad Zamir Uddin
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Anoara P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: January 20, 1979
Place of Birth: Cox's Bazar

4. Name: Md. Musa Mia
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Bashkhali P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: July 1, 1954
Place of Birth: Feni

5. Name: Md. Shah Alam
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Bashkhali P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: November 14, 1964
Place of Birth: Comilla

6. Name: Mohamed Zaker Hossain Mahmud
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Potia P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: January 1, 1972
Place of Birth: Feni

7. Name: Md. Tofazzal Hossain
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Sandip P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: August 1, 1971
PlacQf Birth: Noakhali

8. Name: Sheikh Md. Nasir Uddin
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Brahmmanbaria P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: March 2, 1975
Place of Birth: Narail

9. Name: Md. Abul Hossain
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Brahmmanbaria P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: September 14, 1972
Place of Birth: Comilla

10. Name: Mohammad Kamruzzaman Talukdar
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police


Unit Location: Brahmmanbaria P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: August 1, 1977
Place of Birth: Chandpur

11. Name: Md. Showkot Ali
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Akhaura P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: July 1, 1956
Place of Birth: Comilla

12. Name: Md. Abdul Hoque
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Kasba P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: July 1, 1960
Place of Birth: Noakhali

13. Name: Md. Mofazzal Hossain
Rank: Sub Inspector
Unit: Police
Unit Location: Chittagong port P.S.
Personal Number:
Date of Birth: September 11, 1967
Place of Birth: Chittagong


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.

DEAN

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