Guwahati Police : Diganta Barah appointed as new commissioner

Guwahati Police : Diganta Barah appointed as new commissioner

Guwahati: The Assam government on Tuesday appointed senior IPS officer Diganta Bara as the new Commissioner of Guwahati Police.

Barah will replace Harmeet Singh, who was transferred as Special Director General of Police (Administration) at Assam Police Headquarters.
A notification issued by Home Secretary Debaprasad Misra said that Singh will continue as Special DGP (Border).

Barah, a 2004-batch IPS officer, was working as Commissioner and Secretary in the Home and Political and Information and Public Relations departments of the Assam government in his initial assignment.
The state government has also transferred some other senior police officers.

Guwahati Police Deputy Commissioner (East) Sudhakar Singh has been posted as the new Superintendent of Police in Nalbari district.

Nalbari SP Pabendra Karnath will be the new commandant of the 2nd Assam Forest Protection Force Battalion at Sekoni in Jakhlabandha of Nagaon district, the notification said.
It added that Surheet Singh Panesar, commandant of the 1st Assam Police Battalion at Ligi Pakhuri in Sivasagar, has been transferred to Guwahati Police and will be the new DCP (East).

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