Published On: Thu, Apr 23rd, 2015

A K sharma, Amrit Mohan Prasad appointed Joint Directors in CBI, tenure of 6 others extended

New Delhi: A K Sharma and Amrit Mohan Prasad Wednesday were appointed as Joint Directos in the CBI for period of five years, said an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).

Gujarat cadre IPS officer Arun Kumar Sharma has been appointed as Joint Director of the CBI for period of five years.

Gujarat cadre IPS officer Arun Kumar Sharma Wednesday was appointed as Joint Director of the CBI for period of five years.

Sharma, a 1987-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer, who is currently posted as Special Police Commissioner of Ahmedabad crime branch after his promotion as Additional DGP.

Earlier, Sharma was questioned by the CBI in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case for his participation in a meeting in November 2011 in which bureaucrats and lawyers discussed ways to deal with the SIT report.

Sharma is likely to join his new assignment shortly after April 30. He will be based at CBI headquarters in Delhi.

Prasad, a 1989-batch Odisha cadre IPS officer, who is currently posted as chairman of Odisha Police State Council Board (PSCB).

It could not be immediately known under which department Prasad will be posted. The CBI spokesperson said the posting will be decided only after the officials join the agency.

Meanwhile, the tenure of six Joint Directors has been extended.

Thus, the tenure of Keshav Kumar, a 1986-batch Gujarat- cadre IPS officer, has been extended till January 4 of next year from April 1, 2015, it said. He is currently posted in Mumbai and holding additional charge of Economic Offences Wing there.

Similarly, Prabodh Kumar’s tenure has been extended till January 11, 2016. He is looking after the Bank Security and Fraud cell in the agency.

The tenure of R P Agrawal, a 1986-batch IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has been extended till January 27 of next year. Agrawal is working in the anti-corruption unit here.

The tenure of Sunil Kumar Jha will continue till April 25 of next year. Jha is looking after Lucknow zone.

IPS officers Arunachalam and Rajeev Sharma will have had their tenure extended till June 30 of this year.

Arunachalam is looking after Hyderabad zone and Sharma is working in the Economic Offences unit here. Sharma also has additional charge of Bhopal zone.

TST

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