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Gujarat home department transfers ten IPS officers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 19:23

Ahmedabad: Gujarat home department today
ordered transfers of 10 IPS officers, an officials statement
said here.

District Superintendent of Police (DSP), Kheda, Himanshu
Shukla would be taking charge as Deputy Commissioner of Police
(DCP) Ahmedabad crime branch.

The post of DCP at Ahmedabad crime branch has been
lying vacant following the arrest of suspended DCP Abhay
Chudasama by the CBI in April in connection with the fake
encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and alleged killing of his
wife Kausar Bi.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Crime, Surat
Subhash Trivedi, who had accidentally shot a fellow officer
during an anti-terror mock drill at Surat airport early this
year, has been transfered to Jamnagar as District
Superintendent of Police (DSP).

DSP Bhavnagar R V Asari has been transferred to Kheda to
replace Shukla.

Trivedi would replace DSP R V Jotangia, who has been
transferred to state CID (crime) as superintendent of police
(SP), economic offences wing.

While, Sabarmati Jail Superintendent V Chandrashekhar
has been transferred to Bhavnagar as DSP, replacing Asari.

Chandrashekhar had drawn flak from Gujarat High Court
soon after he took charge, following an incident where an
undertrial prisoner was killed during a brawl inside the
jail premises last year.

The HC had taken suo motu cognisance of the incident
and had sought answers from the jail authorities about
security of undertrial in state prisons.

Ahmedabad cyber crime DCP M R Agrawal has been
transferred to as DCP Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd.

M S Bharada has from the Gujarat Police Service (GPS)
has been promoted to IPS cadre and has been transferred to as
DCP, zone III, Ahmedabad city.

While, H R Choudhary another GPS officer also has been
promoted to IPS cadre and give charge of SP Porbander Jail.

Choudhary would replace R J Pargi who has been
transferred to Sabarmati Jail in Ahmedabad as jail SP.

SP Vadodara Central Jail J B Mandviya has been
transferred as SP Marine Sector Command, Bhuj, Kutch.


First Published: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 19:23
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