Agartala, 17 November (IANS) Senior IPS officer VS Director General of Police Tripura has got its new chief after more than nine months with the appointment of Yadav. Officials gave this information.
Officials said that earlier Yadav, a 1987 batch Tripura cadre IPS officer, was the Chief Secretary in the Other Backward Community Welfare Department in the Tripura government.
Yadav has held several positions in Tripura Police. He took the oath of office on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the official notification issued on Tuesday, the Governor, in consultation with the Central Union Public Service Commission, has appointed the Director General of Police (Chief of Police Force) in the Tripura government.
The post was vacant after the retirement of former police chief Akhil Kumar Shukla before 31 January.
Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Rajiv Singh has been looking at the post since 31 January.
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