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Gujarat government transfers 50 IPS officers

The Gujarat government has transferred 50 IPS officers, including Satish Verma, a member of special investigation team which probed Ishrat Jahan encounter case.<br><br>Verma, currently JCP (traffic) for Ahmedabad city, has been now appointed as principal of Police Training College in Junagadh.<br><br>As per the notification issued late last night, six IPS officers have been promoted from the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP) to Deputy Inspector General (DIG). They include R J Savani, accused of negligence by 2002 Gujarat riots victims.<br><br>Eleven police inspectors have been promoted as Deputy Superintendents of Police, and transfered. Seven existing DySP rank officers have been also transfered.<br><br>Verma was a part of the Gujarat High Court-appointed SIT in Ishrat case. The SIT concluded that the encounter was fake, following which the High court handed over the case to CBI.
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