Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday night posted a new SSP in Muzaffarnagar replacing Pravin Kumar, who has fallen ill and is admitted to AIIMS.
Superintendent of Police, Kannauj, Harinarayan Singh, will be the new SSP of the riot-hit district.
He will also hold the charge of Special Investigation Cell (SIC), set up by the UP government to probe the riots, a home department spokesman said.
Pravin Kumar has been posted as commandant 41st battaion PAC, Ghaziabad, the spokesman said. Kumar went on ten-day medical leave on September 25.
The newly appointed ADG (Law and Order) Mukul Goel has been given the additional charge of ATS and STF.