Delhi ACB chief, SIT head probing Sunanda death case transferred

  • Agencies, New Delhi
  • Updated: Feb 17, 2016 08:05 IST
Delhi Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief Mukesh Kumar Meena transfered to Delhi.

Delhi Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief Mukesh Kumar Meena and the head of Special Investigating Team probing Sunanda Pushkar death case are among the senior police officers who would be transferred out of the Capital.

Meena , who had been at the loggerheads with the Arvind Kejriwal government, would be relieving the charge of Delhi ACB Chief on April 1.

14 other senior Delhi Police officials were also transferred in a major reshuffle.

The transfer of officials came amid attack on Delhi Police by opposition parties in the wake of the JNU incident and alleged inaction by the police during the assault on journalists at Patiala House court .

As per the transfer order, Meena who had incurred the wrath of the Aam Aadmi Party government over a number of controversial cases, has been shunted out to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, official sources said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Prem Nath, who is handling a number of high-profile cases, including the Sunanda Pushkar death case, has been shifted to Mizoram.

While Joint Commissioner of Police (Central range) S K Gautam has been transferred to Puducherry, Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander has been moved to Goa, sources said.

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