Punjab govt transfers 38 police officers

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Chandigarh, Jul 30 (UNI) In a major reshuffle in the police department, the Punjab government today transferred 38 police officials, including 17 IPS officers.

Amongst the transferred officials were the SSPs of Ropar, Mansa and Khanna police districts.

According to an official release, SSP Ropar, Praveen Kumar Sinha has been transferred and posted as SP (CID) at Amritsar with additional charge of SSP Special Narcotics Cell. His place at Ropar would be taken by Mr Rajinder Dhoke.

SSP Khanna, Gautam Cheema has been transferred to the state police headquarters here as SP, Special Branch, Intelligence. His place at Khanna would be taken by Mr Arunpal Singh.

M F Farooqui, SSP Mansa has been transferred and posted as Deputy Director at Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur. His replacement is yet to be announced.

Mr V K Bhawra has been posted as IGP, intelligence at Chandigarh while Mr Parag Jain, IGP Computers and Telecommunications gets additional charge of IGP, Security. Mr Narinder Sharma would be the new IGP, Operations in place of Mr Mohammed Mustafa who goes as IGP, Human Rights Commission.

Mr Paramjit Singh Gill becomes DIG, Training at Chandigarh with additional charge of DIG, Patiala Range while Mr Arpit Shukla becomes SP, Special Staff of the crime branch at Chandigarh. Mr Paramjit Singh Grewal has been posted as Commandant, 2nd Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) at Ladda Kothi, Sangrur.

Mr L K Yadav has been posted as Commandant, 1st IRB at Patiala while Mr Kartar Singh goes as Staff Officer to the ADGP, Punjab Armed Police (PAP) at Jalandhar. Ms Anita Punj becomes AIG, Personnel at Chandigarh while Mr Kapil Dev is the new AIG administration at the state headquarters. Mr Amit Prasad would be the new AIG computers at Chandigarh.

The remaining transfers include 19 PPS SP ranking police officers and two non-PPS officers. Mr Khubi Ram who has been posted as AIG, police control room at Chandigarh and Mr S K Singh who goes as Commandant at police training centre at Bahadurgarh.

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