Senior IPS Officer Seemanth Kumar Singh took charge as the first official commissioner of police nearly 3 months after the inception of a new police commissionerate in..." />
Mangalore, April 30: Senior IPS Officer Seemanth Kumar Singh took charge as the first official commissioner of police, nearly 3 months after the inception of a new police commissionerate in Mangalore, on April 30 in the morning. Inspector General of Police Gopal B Hosur has formally handed over the charge to Singh. After the inception of commissionerate in Mangalore, Hosur was serving as in charge commissioner of police.
Singh, who had once served as DK’s 121st superintendent of police from Dec 2000 – Feb 2004, knows the city of Mangalore very well. He spoke to press people at the SP office from which he will be operating till the return of SP Subrahmanyeshwar Rao, who is currently undergoing training in Hyderabad. Mr. Singh told press people that he assigns top priority to good policing.
Mr. Singh also said that the director general of police (DGP) will supervise the performance of the commissionerate, adding that he will report directly to the DGP. He also said that the commissionerate lacks the required man power at present.
Mr. Singh will also act as the district superintendent of police till the return of Dr. A S Rao. Gopal Hosur will continue as the Inspector General of Police (western range) and head of the Anti Naxal Force (ANF).