CM reviews law and order at high-level meeting

Maha CM Prithviraj Chavan held a high-level meeting and reviewed the law and order situation with senior police and other Government officials.

Updated: Aug 30, 2012, 17:46 PM IST

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday held a high-level meeting here and reviewed the law and order situation in the state with senior police and other Government officials.

Soon after that, three senior IPS officers were transferred, sources said.

The meeting, attended by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Home Minister R R Patil, DGP Sanjeev Dayal, Additional Director General (Establishment) Javed Ahmed, among others, lasted for over two hours at state police headquarters.

Patil described it as a routine security review meeting, which was held in the backdrop of the August 11 violence in and around Azad Maidan in South Mumbai and attacks on some people from North-east in Pune.
"During the meeting, various issues related to police and law and order situation were discussed," said a police official.

Soon after, Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) in Mumbai Rajnish Seth was transferred and posted as the chief of the state`s anti-terror squad, Force One.

He replaced Sadanand Date, who was shifted to Seth`s post, official sources said
Ahmed was appointed the new Additional Director General (Law and Order), replacing Satyapal Singh, who last week took over the high profile post of Mumbai Police Commissioner.