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Viswanathan takes charge as Commissioner of Police

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Senior IPS Officer A K Viswanathan today assumed charge as Commissioner of Police, Greater Chennai.

A 1990 batch IPS officer, Viswanathan replaces Karan Singha.


Prior to taking up his new role as City Police Chief, Viswanathan was Additional Commandant General, Home Guards.

Viswanathan has held various responsibilities, including Additional Commissioner of Police (and Order) and also as City Police Commissioner, Coimbatore.

He was also in on deputation and had served as Superintendent of Police in several districts.

Singha was posted as police commissioner by the Commission on March 25 ahead of the April 12 R K Nagar bypoll, which was cancelled later.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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