In a major reshuffle in the top authorities in Delhi Police under the new commissioner Amulya Patnaik, 18 officials have been transferred including those who were working on the missing JNU student case and Ramjas College incident cases.
Ravindra Yadav, joint commissioner of police (Crime) has been transferred as joint commissioner of police in Eastern range, Praveer Ranjan, who was posted as joint commissioner of police will be replacing Yadav and inherit important cases, including the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed and the recent probe into the Ramjas College brawl.
Deependra Pathak, who was recently promoted as special commissioner, will replace Sanjay Beniwal as the special commissioner. Beniwal, who was handling Operations and Women Safety, Airport and Modernisation, as special commissioner of police has been relieved of the Operations job whilst continuing to look after the latter.
Sanjay Singh, who was recently promoted as special commissioner, will assume charge as special commissioner (Armed Police).He will replace R S Krishna, who will now be assuming charge as special commissioner while retaining the Recruitment charge. Satish Golcha, who was posted as joint commissioner in the Eastern Range, will be taking over Pathak, who has been promoted as joint commissioner in the Southwest.Rajesh Khurana, posted as joint commissioner in the Special Branch, will be taking over from Singh as joint commissioner in the Northern range.
Rajesh Khurana, posted as joint commissioner, will be taking over from Singh as joint commissioner in the Northern range. David Lalrinsanga, posted as joint commissioner of the vigilance department will be taking over from Robin Hibu as joint commissioner. Hibu will be assuming the charge of joint commissioner (Operations). Additional commissioner K K Vyas has been shifted from the crime branch to the licensing unit.
Deputy Commissioner of the 1st battalion Vikramjit Singh will now be DCP (Headquarters and General Administration). 1995-batch DANIPS officer Pramod Kushwaha, who was acting DCP (Special Cell), has been transferred to the 2nd battalion.
DANIPS officer Rajeev Ranjan, who was recently transferred to Economic Offences Wing (EOW) as DCP from Headquarters, has been appointed as Staff Officer (SO) to the police chief.