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The state government promoted Deputy IG rank officer Abhay Chudasama to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) rank. Chudasama, who was an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case, was the range DIG of Panchmahals prior to the promotion.
Ahmedabad police commissioner A K Singh, who is an ADGP rank officer, has been promoted to the DGP rank, a notification by the state Home Department stated today.
Three other IPS officers, who have been elevated to the DGP rank are: ADGP-Intelligence Shivanand Jha, ADGP-Law and Order Tirth Raj and ADGP-CID Ashish Bhatia.
Shamsher Singh, serving as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of Surat range, has been promoted to the ADGP grade, the notification said.
Manoj Agarwal, an IGP rank officer serving as the secretary with Home Department, has also been promoted to the ADGP rank.
The state government also promoted seven other Deputy IG rank officers to the IGP grade. These officers are: DIG Armed Units (Gandhinagar) Brajesh Kumar Jha, DIG Intelligence H G Patel and DIG Coastal Security S G Trivedi among others.
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