Election Commission removes another top cop ahead of West Bengal polls

The Election Commission ordered the removal of Bharati Ghosh, officer on special duty (Left Wing Extremism) from her post in poll bound West Bengal.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 20, 2016, 06:53 AM IST
Election Commission removes another top cop ahead of West Bengal polls

Kolkata: The Election Commission ordered the removal of Bharati Ghosh, officer on special duty (Left Wing Extremism) from her post in poll bound West Bengal.

Her removal comes days after the poll panel issued transfer orders for 35 officials including four superintendent of police and one district magistrate.

Ghosh had earlier held the post of superintendent of police of Paschim Medinipur district.

According to State Chief Secretary Basudeb Banerjee, Ghosh has been moved to the post of special superintendent of the Criminal Investigation Department (Kolkata).