Sanjay Kumar is new Panchkula commissioner of police

By, Chandigarh
Mar 04, 2023 03:17 AM IST

Sanjay Kumar will continue to hold the charge of IG, law and order and administration, at police headquarters in Panchkula

The Haryana government on Friday night appointed 1997-batch IPS officer Sanjay Kumar as the Panchkula commissioner of police (CP).

Sanjay Kumar is a 1997-batch IPS officer. (HT)
Sanjay Kumar is a 1997-batch IPS officer. (HT)

Kumar replaces Sandeep Khirwar who is proceeding on central deputation with Central Reserve Police Force just four months after his appointment as the Panchkula CP in October 2022.

Kumar will continue to hold the charge of IG, law and order and administration, at police headquarters in Panchkula.


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