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UT police transfers: Outsiders get key positions

chandigarh Updated: Sep 30, 2014 10:23 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

UT police in its posting of six deputy superintendents of police (DSP) have given three prime postings to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, who have recently joined from Delhi.

With this, Delhi and Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Services (DANIPS) and AGMUT cadre DSPs would be at the helm of affairs since important wings have been assigned to them.

Even though they are new to the city, the three IPS officers have been given the charge of three sub-divisions, ignoring the senior DSPs of UT Cadre.

Following a review meeting, reshuffle in Chandigarh police was ordered on Monday.

DSP (central) Ashish Kapoor has been posted as DSP PCR, while Dr Guriqbal Singh Sidhu has been entrusted with the charge vacated by Kapoor.

DSP BS Negi has been shifted from Police Control Room (PCR) to the charge of DSP headquarters.

Meanwhile, DSP Satish Kumar, who was currently DSP (south, traffic), has been handed over the charge of Indian Reserve Battalion and Dr Navdeep Singh Brar has been handed over the charge of DSP South.

Deepak Yadav who recently joined the city has been appointed as DSP Indian Reserve Batallion.

Besides, as many as 105 police officials, including 56 sub-inspectors, 42 assistant sub-inspectors and seven head constables, have been shifted.

Police said the IGP had held a review meeting on Monday and highlighted that transfers were being done as several officers had completed their three-year tenure at a particular post.

The transfers of station house officers (SHOs) are also scheduled in a couple of days.