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Mumbai Police Chief Sanjay Barve gets 3-month extension

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Appointments Committee of Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal of Ministry of Home Affairs for extension in service of Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay S Barve for a period of three months.

The proposal has been extended in relaxation of Rule 16 (1) of All India Services Rules, 1958 as a special case in the public interest, a government official said.

Earlier in August, the committee gave nod to the proposal of Ministry of Home Affairs for extension Barve's service for a period of three months beyond his superannuation.Barve, a 1987-batch IPS officer, was due to retire on August 31, 2019.On February 28, Barve had taken over as Mumbai police commissioner.

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First Published: Sat, November 30 2019. 02:47 IST