Maharashtra govt transfers 16 IPS officers

  • Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: May 13, 2015 21:21 IST

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday transferred and promoted 103 senior officers, 16 IPS officers and 87 DCPs during the reshuffle.

Additional commissioner of police (south region) in Mumbai, Krishna Prakash has been transferred to CID Pune as DIG.

RP Sengaonkar, principal of Police Training School Khandala, has been transferred to Solapur as Commissioner of police.

Sengaonkar, who was earlier Thane rural SP, was suspended after he booked two Palghar girls under now repealed section 66(A) of the IT act for posting alleged derogatory remarks about the bandh called by Shiv Sena after the death of its supremo Bal Thackeray.

Later, he was re-instated as principal of the police training school.

PR Dighavkar, DCP traffic, Mumbai has been transferred as additional CP, Mumbai.

VR Chauhan, additional CP Mumbai has been transferred as additional CP Navi Mumbai.

Pradeep Sawant, who was involved in Telgi stamp paper controversy, has been transfered to Mumbai from ATS (Anti Terrorism Squad). Sawant will take charge as DCP, Mumbai police.

Cherring Dorje will take charge as additional CP, west resigon, Mumbai police. In addition to this, the government has also transferred IPS officers of SP and DCP rank.

(With inputs from PTI)

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