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Reactions pour in on abrupt transfer of Rakesh Maria


Reactions pour in on abrupt transfer of Rakesh Maria

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): An abrupt transfer and preponed promotion of Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has ushered a series of reactions by ex-police officers, lawyers and politicos. Maria was promoted as Director General of Home Guards, Maharashtra; he swapped places with Ahmed Javed, who has taken charge as Mumbai police commissioner, a post that has been upgraded.

This swap raised brows as Maria was heading the enigmatic Sheena Bora murder mystery, and the swap happened post the probe reached to point of a financial trail to be explored. Former IPS YP Singh said that this swap is against the law and required central government intervention.

Senior lawyer Abha Singh said such a sensitive case should be handed over to the CBI and the transfer was uncalled for. Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam, said this shall affect the Sheena Bora murder mystery investigation and the swap indicates influential people being involved in the case.

NCP leader Tariq Anwar said Maria was crucial to

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