ADG of Police (law and order) Sanjay Srivastava appointed Armed Unit ADGP; Ajay Tomar is Special Commissioner (Crime); IG Panchmahals Manoj Sashidhar appointed ADGP (Intelligence) Gandhinagar; Shamsher Singh is ADGP CID-Crime; KLN Rao is ADGP Prisons
Ahmedabad : Gujarat government on Monday transferred 25 IPS officials in a pre-election reshuffle. The government had sought special permission from the state election commission for transfer of police officials that was on the cards for a long time now ahead of by-election in six legislative assemblies on October 21.
Additional Director General of Police, Panchmahal-Godhra Range, Godhra, Manoj Sashidhar, was appointed ADGP (Intelligence), Gandhinagar, relieving R B Brahmbhatt, of the additional charge. Sashidhar, a 1994-batch IPS officer, earlier the Vadodara police commissioner, was transferred in July 2018 as IG Panchmahals, Godhra Range. He was later promoted as ADGP in October 2018. Sashidhar is not only hailed as an efficient officer but also has the confidence of the ruling party in the state.
So does ADGP CID (Crime) Ajaykumar Tomar, one of the IPS officers from Gujarat, who had been given an important posting at the Centre with the BSF after Narendra Modi took over as the PM in 2014. On his repatriation to Gujarat he was made ADGP CID (Crime) in July 2018. Since Special Commissioner Crime J K Bhatt retired, JCP traffic J R Mothaliya was given additional charge of the post. It was a matter of time when the 1989 batch IPS officer would be considered for the post.
Tomar’s earlier experience as JCP, Sector 1 (Ahmedabad), will come in handy for him. ADGP CID (Crime) Ajaykumar Tomar has been transferred and is appointed as Special Commissioner of Police (Crime). ADGP, Armed police, Dr Shamsher Singh, will fill in the boots of Tomar as ADGP CID (Crime).
Principal of State Police Academy, Karai (Gandhinagar), Nipuna Torawane has been appointed JCP Sector-2 Ahmedabad, transferring JCP M S Bharada who has been appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police, Panchmahals, Godhra range in place of Sashidhar. ADGP (Inquiry) Dr KLN Rao has been transferred and appointed as ADGP and Inspector General of Prisons, Gujarat.
The post that was earlier handled by Mohan Jha fell vacant after his retirement. IGP Intelligence-2 R B Brahmbhatt has been promoted to ADGP and appointed Surat police commissioner while Joint Commissioner of Police Khursheed Ahmed has been appointed as JCP administration (traffic and crime) at Rajkot city relieving Ajay Kumar Chaudhary of the additional charge.
Ahmedabad Zone-6 DCP Akshayraj Makwana has been transferred and appointed SP Patan, a vacant post. Makwana is replaced by Mangrol ASP Vasamsetty Ravi Teja who has been promoted and appointed DCP Zone- 6. Tharad Assistant Superintendent of Police Ajit Rajian has been promoted and appointed DCP (Traffic) Ahmedabad city.
Surat Sector-1 JCP Harikrishna Patel has been appointed IGP (administration) Gandhinagar, relieving Narsimha Komar of the additional charge. IGP Junagadh range Subhash Trivedi has been appointed IGP Border range, Bhuj, in place of DB Vaghela who has been transferred as Additional Director Anti-Corruption Bureau.
Deputy Inspector General of Police Maninder Pratap Singh CID (Crime- 4) has been appointed deputy IGP Junagadh Range in place of Subhash Trivedi. Mehsana SP Nilesh Jajadia has been transferred and appointed SP Western Railway, Vadodara. Vadodara Rural SP Tarun Kumar Duggal has been transferred and appointed SP Banaskantha, relieving Ajit Rajian of the additional charge.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Zone-4 Vadodara City Saroj Kumari has been transferred and appointed DCP, headquarters and administration Vadodara City, replacing Manish Singh, who has been appointed SP Mehsana, in place of Jajadia. Surat traffic DCP Sudhir Desai has been appointed SP Vadodara Rural replacing Tarun Kumar Duggal.
Zone-2 DCP of Vadodara city R T Sushra has been transferred and appointed SP SCRB, Gandhinagar. The state government has also promoted Kevadia Assistant Superintendent of Police Achal Tyagi and transferred him as DCP, Zone-4, Vadodara city as Saroj Kumari’s replacement.
Jamnagar Rural Assistant Superintendent of Police Sandeep Chaudhary has been promoted as DCP, Zone 2, Vadodara city. Khambhalia ASP Prashant Appasaheb Sumbe has been promoted and appointed DCP traffic at Surat city.
Source : TOI