Kolkata: The Bengal government transferred several IPS officers including some district police chiefs on Monday.
Inspector general of police (traffic), north Bengal, Jawed Shamim, has been posted as additional commissioner 2 in Calcutta police replacing R. Sivakumar who is the new IG (headquarters) of the Bengal police. Shamim had earlier served in the Calcutta police.
Superintendents of police of five districts – Nadia, Birbhum, East Burdwan, North Dinajpur and Alipurduar – were changed. Besides Shamim, 12 other senior officials have been given new posting. With the new posting of Shamim, the present Additional Commissioner of Police-II in Dr R Sivakumar will take over as IGP (Headquarters)-II in state police.
Simultaneously, SP of East Burdwan Kunal Agarwal has been asked to take over as SP of Birbhum, while SP of Nadia Santosh Pandey will take over as Deputy Commissioner, Cyber Crime, in Kolkata Police. Anoop Jaiswal, Commandant 6th Battalion, State Armed Police, has been asked to take over as SP of North Dinajpur replacing Shyam Singh who will take over as Commandant 10th Battalion in State Armed Police.
Sudheer Kumar Neelakantam, SP of Birbhum, will now join as DC, East Division, Kolkata Police, replacing Rupesh Kumar, who has been asked to join as SP of Nadia.
Bhaskar Mukherjee, DC Zone-II (Airport Division), Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, has been asked to join as SP of East Burdwan. Nagendra Nath Tripathi, Commandant 10th Battalion in State Armed Police, has been asked to take over as DC Traffic under Siliguri Police Commissionerate, replacing Sunil Kumar Yadav, who have been asked to join as SP of Alipurduar.
Avvaru Ravindranath, SP of Alipurduar, will now join as DC Zone-II (Airport Division) under Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate. Rahul Goswami, Additional SP (Zonal), Diamond Harbour Police District, has been asked to join as Additional DCDD, Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, the official said.