Abdul Kaium

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Abdul Kaium
21st Inspector General of Bangladesh Police
In office
7 May 2005 – 6 July 2006
Preceded byMohammad Hadis Uddin
Succeeded byAnwarul Iqbal
Personal details
Born1948 (age 74–75)
Baksiganj, Jamalpur, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
Police career
UnitDhaka Metropolitan Police
Allegiance Bangladesh
Branch Bangladesh Police
RankIGP Rank Badge IGP
BP Three Star Plate.svg

Abdul Kaium (also spelled Quayum; born 1948)[1] is a Bangladeshi police officer who served as the Inspector General of Police of Bangladesh Police during 2005–2006.[2]


Kaium was born in Pakhimara village in Baksiganj Upazila of Jamalpur District, He earned his bachelor's and master's in economics from the University of Dhaka in 1968 and 1969 respectively.[1] He was trained at Bramsil Staff College in England.[1]

Kaium served as the chief of Special Branch (SB).[1]

On 7 July 2005, Kaium became the Inspector General of Police of Bangladesh Police, first with a cadre service background.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Quayum finally appointed IGP". The Daily Star. 2005-05-06. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  2. ^ "Former IGPs". Bangladesh Police. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  3. ^ "Quayum takes over as IGP". The Daily Star. 2005-05-08. Retrieved 2018-11-06.