Murugan takes charge as Mangaluru police commissioner

Senior IPS officer S Murugan, who was in charge of the Anti-Naxal Force in Bengaluru, Friday assumed charge as the city police commissioner.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 02, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

Mangaluru: Senior IPS officer S Murugan, who was in charge of the Anti-Naxal Force in Bengaluru, Friday assumed charge as the city police commissioner.

He replaces R Hithendra, who has been transferred to Bengaluru.

After taking charge, Murugan told reporters that his priority was setting up a people-friendly police system.

Murugan, the fourth police commissioner of the city, hails from Tamil Nadu and is a 1997 batch IPS officer. He had won President's medal for his achievements.