Dilbag Singh takes over as DGP of Jammu and Kashmir

Dilbag Singh takes over as DGP of Jammu and Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Dilbagh Singh, a 1987 batch IPS officer today took over as the DGP of Jammu and Kashmir Police after his predecessor S P Vaid.nnSingh succeeded Dr. S.P Vaid who passed on the baton to Dilbag Singh at Police Headquarters Srinagar. He continues to hold the charge of Director-General (Prisons).nnSingh, who is from Amritsar, beat two other officers — SM Sahai and VK Singh — to become the DGP.nnVaid, a 1986-batch IPS officer, was unceremoniously removed as police chief late last night. It was believed that the reason behind the sudden development was continuous friction over interference in the police work by the state’s bureaucracy.nnVaid has been shifted as Transport Commissioner, a post which was held by Saugat Biswas, a 2006-IAS officer. The post has been upgraded from Additional Secretary to the rank of Secretary. It will be headquartered in Jammu.nnBefore demitting his office, Vaid expressed satisfaction that he was able to serve the people of the state.nn nn nn 

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