Himanshu Shukla named Ahmedabad crime branch DCP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 22:18

Ahmedabad: Himanshu Shukla was on Thursday named as
the Deputy Commissioner of Police Ahmedabad crime branch, a
post that was lying vacant following the arrest of suspended
DCP Abhay Chudasama in April in connection with the alleged
fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and killing of his wife.

Shukla, the Kheda Superintendent of Police, would be
taking the new charge following a transfer order issued by the
Gujarat home department, an official statement said here.

Besides Shukla, nine other IPS officers have also been
transferred.

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.

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

Ahmedabad cyber crime DCP M R Agrawal, M S Bharada and H
R Choudhary (both GPS officers who have been promoted to IPS
cadre), R J Pargi and SP Vadodara Central Jail J B Mandviya
are others who have been transferred, according to the
statement.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 22:18

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