New Delhi: Delhi Police Special
Commissioner Neeraj Kumar has taken over as the new director
general of Tihar jail.
Kumar, a 1976-batch IPS officer, succeeded B K Gupta
who joined Delhi Police as its commissioner. He took charge on
He was the number two in Delhi Police handling
administration, which has now been given to Ajay Chadha, a
Besides Gupta, the names of Kumar and Chadha were in
the panel sent to Union Home Ministry for the post of Delhi
Police Commissioner after Y S Dadwal was appointed to the post
of Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal.