Ranchi: A major reshuffle involving 21 IPS
officers was carried out on Friday, apparently with a view to
effectively combating the left-wing extremism in Jharkhand.
The reshuffle has came days after Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram described Jharkhand along with Chhatisgarh as the
epicentre of the left-wing naxalism.
Khunti Superintendent of Police Jatin Narwal has been
posted to Palamau while Chatra SP Narendra Kumar Singh has
been shifted as SP, Gumla, an official communique said here.
Ranchi SP (Rural) Anup T. Mathew has been sent to Ramgarh
as SP while Shambhu Thakur will take over as Ranchi City SP
and the incumbent Ranchi City SP A. Vijayalaxmi was moved to
Technical Services in the police department.
Giridih SP Ashim Vikrant Minz has been sent to Khunti
while Ravikant Dhan will take over Giridih as SP.
Simdega SP Abhishek has been shifted to Sareikela with
Commandant of Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) Durga Oraon
replacing him in Simdega.
Bokaro SP Laxman Prasad Singh will take over as JAP
Commandant, making way for Garhwa SP Saket Kumar Singh while
Jamtara SP Praveen Kumar Srivastav will take over Deogarh.
Ramgarh SP Homker Ammol Vinukant has been made SP Rail,
Jamshedpur, while Hemant Toppo, waiting for posting, was made
SP (Ranchi Rural).
Rail (Jamshedpur) SP Richard Lakra will go to Grhwa while
Deogarh SP Dev Bihari Sharma is going to Chatra.
Gumla SP Upendra Kumar and Mritunjaya Kumar,
waiting for posting, have been made SPs of Special Branch.
The present Commandant of JAP, Hazaribagh, has been
transfered as SP, Vigilance, while Sareikela SP has been made
Commandant of JPA, Hazaribagh.
CID SP Martin Porest Lakra has been made SP Jamtara.