How to do a gd in Bangladesh 2020- Online/offline

how to do a gd online

The General Diary or GD is the register of crime. Today we are going to show you how to do gd in Bangladesh on both online and offline platforms.

To do online GD you need to go through these following processes.

First, Visit the DPM website and submit your NID number, mobile number, and date of birth. Then, you have to specify for whom, for what, and on which police station you will do the GD. Finally, you have to submit your address and all the details related to the incident you are filing a GD against.

We will describe the detail process down below.

First let’s know the process of registering a offline GD.

Registering

According to the Criminal Procedure Code, the police station is the lowest unit of criminal jurisdiction.

Where the people of the area concerned can take legal action about all the incidents that have happened or are going to happen in their lives.

But statements cannot be filed for all incidents.

Threats of any kind are usually recorded in a ‘general diary’ kept at the police station without a declaration; Which is called GD for short.

This is very important in our daily life for many reasons. If you ever face a threat, if you lose something or if you are harassed on the way to school, think of making a GD at the police station.

But many people do not know how to do GD.

To get this legal aid, a statement has to be submitted to the police station in writing.

Any adult can make a GD at the police station.

Each police station and outpost has a general diary. It opens every day at 8 am and records the next 24 hours news.

Reasons to do GD

GD is the running image of a police station. GD is done for various reasons.

A GD can be filed if there is an incident that cannot be prosecuted at the police station, if someone is intimidated or if there is a lack of security, or if there is a risk of a crime being committed against a person.

  • Also loss of any required documents, passport, identity card, checkbook or important documents;
  • Chat-related information for scoundrels, drug addicts or criminals; Illegal gatherings that may disrupt public order;
  • Hiring or fleeing domestic workers, doormen, night watchmen;
  • Anyone can lodge a GD with the police regarding information related to new or old tenants and problems related to expatriates.

Where and how to do GD

GD should be done at the police station of the area where the incident has taken place or is in danger of taking place.

The police station of one’s own area should be given priority. If not, it is difficult to get legal help.

You have to apply along with the officer in charge of the concerned police station mentioning your name and the name of the police station.

Mention the name of the subject you want to GD.

(For example, you can write about the loss, application to fill the lost news in the general diary and take action).

In the description part, you have to write the details. If someone threatens you, you must specify their name, address, place, and date of the threat.

If something is lost, you can attach a detailed description and, if possible, a sample, such as a picture, to the application. At the end of all, you have to write your name, address, and phone number below.

GD investigation

If a GD is lodged with the police station, if it is about a cognizable crime, then the police station authorities will immediately take cognizance of the matter and take measures to prevent the crime.

Section 155 (2) of the Criminal Procedure Code provides for the investigation of all the offenses which are GD lodged in the police station.

Section 156 (b) of the Criminal Procedure Code states that if the officer-in-charge of the police station thinks that the general diary is not suitable for investigation, he will not take action for investigation.

The importance of GD

GD is an important factor in obtaining legal aid. A case can be started only on the basis of a GD or if a GD is made out of fear of crime then the GD is accepted as evidence in the court if the crime is committed.

So the legal importance of GD is a lot.

However, after making a GD at the police station, you have to keep the GD number in your collection.

If necessary, the received copy of GD should be kept in the collection.

Things you need to know

The duty officer of the police station registered the GD. If you can’t write, ask him to fill out the application form and you won’t have to pay for it.

He will record various information including GD number in a diary.

Two copies of the GD are made.

One is stored at the police station and the other will be given to you with GD number, date, and officer’s signature and seal and GD will be recorded.

Sample

Sample copy of GD
Date: ………………
Along
Officer-in-Charge
……………….. Thana, Dhaka.
Subject: In the context of a general diary.

Mr.,
Respectfully submitted, I am the new signatory: ………………………………… Age: ………………………………………….. …………………
Father / Husband: ………………………………………. ………. Mother’s Name: …………………………………. ………………………………………….. ……
Sang: …………………………………….. Thana: .. ……………………….. District: ………………. ………………………………………….. ………….
At present: ……………………………….. Thana: …….. ……………………………. Dhaka: ………….. ………………
I thereby informing you, today / last ………………date ……………. Time ……………. My paper/goods are lost from the place.
Description: (lost)
I am requesting to keep a general diary for the information at the police station.
Petitioner,

(Signature of the applicant)
Full name:
Address:
Phone number:

GD online

Go to this website to do the online GD.

Digital GD will be completed in just three steps.

First

you have to submit your national identity card number, mobile number and date of birth. To confirm your identity, a code will be sent via SMS to your given mobile number.

You can use that code as a password later and your mobile number will be your username.

the second step

you have to specify for whom you will do GD.

Choose whether to do GD for yourself or for others.

Select the type of GD and what you lost or found.

Select the police station in which district you want to make a GD, enter the time and place of the incident and click on the ‘Next Step’ button.

the third step

Enter a more detailed description of your current address and event. If you have any documents related to GD, attach them.

Enter your email address. Submit By clicking the ‘Submit’ button. Once the application is complete, you can log in to know the latest status of your GD.

Another way

you can also enter the Dhaka Metropolitan Police website www.dpm.gov.bd and you will find a link called Citizen Help Request.

Clicking on the link will bring up a list of online GD related information. You need to select the type of information you want to GD with.

Now an empty box to fill in the information will appear.

If you fill in and submit the information properly, your information will reach the concerned police station.

You will automatically receive an identification number. Collect the number.

Things you need to do online GD

To make a GD online, you need your national identity card number, mobile number and date of birth.

Note: At present, the online GD service is being piloted only in Sutrapur, Kalabagan, and Cantonment areas of Dhaka Metropolitan Police and in Sadar and Bhaluka Thana areas of Mymensingh district. Apart from this, the GD related to the loss or receipt has to be done by physically visited at the police station.

Wrapping up

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Never hesitate to file a GD against any kind of violation you are going through.

Thank you for reading.

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