Home ministry of the Maharashtra government revoked its three-day-old order of transferring of 10 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) in Mumbai and asking them to continue with their current postings. The transfer order of 10 DCPs of the Mumbai Police was issued on July 2, 2020.
As per the new order, DCP (Operation) Pranay Ashok (IPS:2011) has been given the additional charge of Zone V in central Mumbai after it fell vacant following DCP Niyati Thaker (IPS:2010) joining of the Intelligence Bureau as Joint Deputy Director. DCP N Ambika (IPS:2008) (Headquarter) was also given additional charge of Zone III after DCP Abhinash Kumar (IPS:2007) was sent on central deputation. As per the Thursday order, DCPs from Zone VII, Protection, SB-I, Port Zone, CB (Detection), Zone XI, Cyber, Zone I, Operation and LA Tardeo was transferred to different zones in the city police department. The order issued today has been signed by the Joint Commissioner of Police (Administration) Naval Bajaj (IPS:1995).
“But as per the new order issued on Sunday, the transfer of the DCPs was cancelled and they were asked to continue with their current postings,” the official said.