D Padsalgikar new Mumbai Police Commissioner

 The Maharashtra government on Saturday named senior IPS officer Dattatray Padsalgikar as Mumbai's new Commissioner of Police.

IANS| Last Updated: Jan 30, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday named senior IPS officer Dattatray Padsalgikar as Mumbai's new Commissioner of Police.

He will take over from incumbent Ahmad Javed, who has been named India's next ambassador to Saudi Arabia, additional chief secretary (home) K.P. Bakshi told IANS.

While Javed relinquished charge on Saturday and was accorded a ceremonial send-off, Padsalgikar will assume office on Sunday.