Major reshuffle in JK police
Agence India Press, Correspondent
July 14, 2009
Amid the growing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government Tuesday ordered a major shake-up in the police department transferring many senior officers. The reshuffle in the state police was ordered in the cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
The shake-up comes as protests have been raging this summer in the Kashmir Valley over alleged rights abuses and killings by security forces.
Ashok Bhan, who was the director general Criminal Investigation Department (CID), has been posted as director general prisons.
K. Rajendra, inspector general of police (Jammu zone), has been promoted as additional director general and posted as the new CID chief of the state. Ashok Gupta would be the new inspector general of police Jammu.
P.L. Gupta, inspector general of police
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