Mangaluru, Jan 02, 2016: Police Commissioner S. Murugan, who completed a year in office on 1.1.2016, Friday, has been transferred out of this communally-sensitive district in a major reshuffle in the police top brass of the State. It is noted that M. Chandra Sekhar, who served as Joint Commissioner (Crime), Bengaluru, has been promoted and posted as commissioner in his place at Mangaluru.
The Union government has approved the creation of two new DGP posts — DGP (Training) and DGP (Prisons). Prem Shankar Meena and H.N. Satyanarayana Rao have been promoted and posted as DGP (Training) and DGP (Prisons), respectively.
The superintendents of police of eight districts have also seen a change. They are M.N. Nagaraj for Bagalkot, Koshalendra Kumar for Kolar, P. Rajendra Prasad for Kodagu, C. Vamsi Krishna for Uttara Kannada, C.H. Susheer Kumar Reddy for Mandya, Nikham Praksh Amrit for Bidar, Bheemashankar S. Guled for Davangere, and Dharmendar Kumar Meena for Dharwad.