Amulya Kumar Patnaik appointed as Delhi Police Chief

Amulya Kumar Patnaik appointed as Delhi Police Chief

NEW DELHI (INDIA): Amulya Kumar Patnaik, currently a Special Commissioner, has been appointed the Delhi Police Commissioner, according to Home Ministry.nnHe is a 1985 batch Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre IPS officer.nn”Amulya Kumar Patnaik, IPS (AGMUT: 1985) has been appointed to the post of Commissioner of Police, Delhi from the date of actual assumption of the charge, in place of Shri Alok Kumar, IPS (AGMUT: 1979) who has been appointed as Director, CBI, till further orders,” said Ministry of Home Affairs in a statement.nnA native of Odisha, Patnaik is an IPS office of AGMUT cadre and was holding charge as special commissioner (administration) in the Delhi Police when announced to succeed Alok Verma as the Commissioner.nnAlok Kumar served the office for only an year. He took over the office from Bhim Singh Bassi, who served as Delhi Police Commissioner between July 2013 and February 2016.

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