Published On: Sat, Apr 16th, 2016

P P Pandey appointed as in-charge Gujarat DGP

Ahmedabad: Senior IPS officer P P Pandey, who is out on bail in alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan, has been appointed as the in-charge DGP of Gujarat after the incumbent P C Thakur was transferred to Delhi, a senior police official from the state control room said today.

P P Pandey has been appointed as the in-charge DGP of Gujarat.

P P Pandey has been appointed as the in-charge DGP of Gujarat.

The control room was informed late last night that P P Pandey would hold the additional charge of state DGP till further announcement about the permanent DGP, said the official requesting anonymity.

Pandey is a DGP rank IPS officer and currently posted as the Director of state Anti Corruption Bureau.

He was re-inducted into service last year after he secured bail in the Ishrat Jahan case.

Ministry of Home Affairs through a circular has announced the appointment of Thakur, who was serving as state DGP since 2013, as the Director General of Civil Defence and Home Guards in Delhi.

PTI

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