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Shivanand Jha new Ahmedabad police chief

Ahmedabad:  Senior IPS officer Shivanand Jha, who was part of the special team that probed post-Godhra riots, was yesterday appointed new Police Commissioner of Ahmedabad.Jha was Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) prior

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 01, 2013 8:23 IST ]
shivanand jha new ahmedabad police chief
shivanand jha new ahmedabad police chief

Ahmedabad:  Senior IPS officer Shivanand Jha, who was part of the special team that probed post-Godhra riots, was yesterday appointed new Police Commissioner of Ahmedabad.




Jha was Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) prior to his current appointment. The 53-year-old officer replaces S K Saikia, who retired yesterday.

“Jha is the new Ahmedabad Police Commissioner. He will assume charge today,” in-charge DGP Pramod Kumar said.

The 1983-batch officer was member of the Special Investigation Team constituted by the Supreme Court to probe the 2002 riots in Gujarat.

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