Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers.
According to a release issued by UP Home department, Additional Director General (Law and Order) Anand Kumar has been transferred as Director General/IG Prison Administration and Reforms Services, while ADG Varanasi zone P.V. Ramasastry is the new Additional Director General (Law and Order).
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.
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