Published On: Tue, Jun 30th, 2015

Rupak Kumar Dutta appointed Special Director in CBI

Senior IPS officer Rupak Kumar Dutta has been appointed as Special Director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Rupak Kumar Dutta was today appointed as Special Director in CBI.

Rupak Kumar Dutta was today appointed as Special Director in CBI.

Dutta, a 1981 batch Karnataka cadre IPS officer, is presently working as Additional Director in the agency.

Dutta has been associated with the investigations of a number of sensitive matters including second generation spectrum (2G) scam case.

Dutta had held several key positions from SP to Joint Director during his two tenures except this tenure at the central agency between 1988 and 1996 and between 2000 and 2006 and associated with the investigations of a number of sensitive cases, including those entrusted to CBI by the Supreme Court and High Courts, that ended in convictions of the accused persons.

Dutta also held various positions in Karnataka, as Superintendent of Police, Karwar and Davanagere, DIG (Intelligence, Security Vigilance & Northern Range) and IG North Eastern Range. He has served as Additional Director General of Police(Law & Order) and also as ADG in Karnataka Lokayukta.

Dutta, a B Tech from IIT Kanpur and M B A from Swinburne University, Australia, has been decorated with the police medal for meritorious Service and the President’s Police Medal for distinguished service.

Another IPS officer Y C Modi has been appointed as Additional Director in the central investigation Agency in place of Archana Ramasundaram, who was recently moved out of the CBI and appointed as Director, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

Modi, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, who had been part of a Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) that probed 2002 Gujarat riots cases.

Modi, who is presently working as Additional Director General of Police in Meghalaya.

The Press Information Bureau announced both officers’ appointment through a press release on Tuesday.

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