The transfer order was issued on Friday night on the recommendation of the EC ahead of the state assembly election due in late April or early May.
"This order is issued in concurrence of an EC letter dated March 8," the government notification said.
Anucheth, who has also been an Investigation Officer of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder case, will continue to hold the additional charge, the order said.
Others transferred were B. Dayananda, Amrit Paul, Umesh Kumar, Soumendu Mukherjee, S. Ravi, Vipul Kumar, N. Shivaprasad, Amit Singh, Ravi D. Channannavar, Kuldeep Kumar R. Jain, Nikham Prakash Amrit, Bheemashankar S. Guled, Anoop A. Shetty and S. Girish.
Earlier this week, the state had issued transfer orders to a total of 12 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers.
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