Sanjoy Mukherjee is new CID chief, seven others transferred
Kolkata: Sanjoy Mukherjee, an IPS officer of 1989 batch has become the chief of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Mukherjee, who was serving as Director, Security in the rank of Additional Director General (ADG) was on Saturday transferred as ADG, CID. He is taking over from Rajesh Kumar who has been made the ADG of Pollution Control Board.
The Mamata Banerjee-government on Saturday effected the transfer of as many as eight IPS officers including the two. Mukherjee has been serving as Director Security since June 1 which mainly involves the safety and security of the Chief Minister and the VIPs in the state and the dignitaries visiting the state.
Mukherjee has served in important posts like deputy commissioner (headquarters) of Kolkata Police as well as the inspector-general of police in the CID and director general of state Fire and Emergency services (in ADG rank).
Among the other notable transfers that were effected includes the transfer of Amit Javalgi from CO, SAP (8th battalion) to deputy commissioner (headquarters) of Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate. Javalgi who was serving as the Superintendent of Police in Darjeeling was transferred to the battalion after the Home department was allegedly displeased over his role to curb violence unleashed by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha after the Cabinet meeting that was chaired by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on June 8.
Santosh Pandey who was serving as DC (headquarters) in Bidhannagar was appointed as Special Superintendent of Police (SSP) Co-Ordination of South 24 Parganas district.
Sunil Kumar Choudhary who was serving as SSP Co-Ordination in South 24 Parganas was made the joint commissioner of Siliguri Police Commissionerate. Ashok Pradad was appointed Inspector General (IG), CID II from his post of IG Personnel while Sib Sankar Dutta who was serving as IG, CID II was made IGP (Organisation).