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Yogi transfers six top police officers in UP

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers.

According to a release issued by UP Home department, General (Law and Order) has been transferred as and Reforms Services, while ADG Varanasi zone the new General (Law and Order).

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Anand Kumar, meanwhile, had a fairly long stint as the ADG law and order. He had been serving in the post since June 2017.

Braj Bhushan, who is ADG (Vigilance), has been made ADG Varanasi zone while Deepesh Juneja ADG (UP Police Recruitment and Promotion Board) has been made ADG (Security).

Juneja swapped his position with Vijay Kumar, the statement added.

of Police/ and Reforms Services has been made the new ADG (Rules and Manuals).

The transfers come a day after the held a meeting of all district magistrates and SSPs/SPs to review in the state.



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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 15:26 IST