Hyderabad: In a major reshuffle in the
police set-up, the Andhra Pradesh government today transferred
45 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers including
Superintendents of Police and Inspector Generals.
Of those transferred, seven officers belonging to the
IPS 1996-batch have been promoted to the rank of Deputy
Inspector General of Police from SP. As many as ten districts
got new police heads.
The State government also created four new urban police
units in Tirupati, Guntur, Rajahmundry and Warangal, which has
been a long-pending demand. Each of these new units will be
headed by an Officer-on-Special-Duty in the rank of SP,
according to State Chief Secretary S V Prasad.
Two of the officers transferred have been directed to
report to the Director General of Police for postings.