Bihar-born IPS Subodh Jaiswal to be next Delhi Police Chief

Bihar-born IPS Subodh Jaiswal to be next Delhi Police Chief

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal will be next Delhi Police commissioner, according to sources.nnA 1985-batch IPS officer, Jaiswal will be replaced current Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Kumar Patnaik, who hails from Odisha and is an AGMUT cadre IPS officer, will retire on January 31,nnJaiswal was appointed as Maharashtra DGP in February last year when BJP was in office in the state. He has earlier served as Mumbai Police commissioner.nnThe 57-year-old top cop, who hails from Bihar, holds a BA degree and is an MBA. He served the Centre as Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat and was also a part of India?s external spy agency, Research and Analysis Wing, as a senior official.nnJaiswal has previously served in the Mumbai Police as Additional Police Commissioner in the past. And he was also a part of the elite Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.nnHe was also part of the team that investigated the 2006 Mumbai serial blasts. Jaiswal also served as the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of the Anti-Terrorism Squad, where he probed the 2006 Malegaon blast case.nnJaiswal was the chief of the Special Investigation Team which unearthed the multi-crore Telgi fake stamp paper scam. With over 350 agents who sold the fakes to bulk purchasers, including banks, insurance companies, and stock brokerage firms, the scam was estimated to be more than Rs 200 billion (US$3.0 billion). This scam also exposed the nexus of many police officers and other government employees involved.

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