Mangalore/ Bangalore, April, 27 : Seemanth Kumar Singh, who once served as the Superintendent of Police in Dakshina Kannada District has come back to Mangalore city now as the Commissioner of Police, after getting promotion to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police.
The State government on Monday, April 26, effected the transfer of 16 senior IPS officers and promoted two. Seemanth known as Bellary Reddy's man, serving earlier in Bellary was transferred on promotion as DIG and was awaiting posting since last three months.
Seemant Kumar Singh had served as SP in the district from 2000 to 2004 and was then transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner of Police in Bangalore. Later he was transferred and posted as Superintend of Police in Bellary.
The State Government transferred 18 police officials, including five Additional Directors-General of Police on Monday, April 26. Gopal B Hosur, the Inspector General of Police (western range) who was in-charge Commissioner of Police, Mangalore has also been transferred without posting.
Achuta Rao has been posted as ADGP (Crimes and Technical Services), Bangalore. Kuchanna Srinivasan, has been posted as ADGP and Inspector-General of Prisons; Om Prakash as ADGP, Grievances and Human Rights; Bipin Gopal Krishna as ADGP, Internal Security; and GM Hayat as ADGP, KSRP.
Jeevan Kumar V Gaonkar has been posted as ADGP, Administration; P Ravindranath has been posted as Inspector-General of Police, Excise Enforcement Cell; Jayaprakash V Nayak has been posted as IGP and Additional Commandant General, Home Guards.
MC Narayana Gowda has been posted as IGP Forest Cell. Prashant Kumar Thakur has been appointed IGP (Vigilance), Water Resources Department; and Suresh Kunhi Mohamed, DIG on Central deputation, has been promoted to the grade of IGP. A.S.N. Murthy has been posted as IGP, Southern Range, Mysore; M. Abdulla Saleem has been posted as DIG, HQ-1.
R Hitendra has been promoted to the rank of DIG; Bijay Kumar Singh has been posted as DIG, HQ-2, Bangalore; P. Harishekharan has been posted as DIG, Internal Security; and B.N.S. Reddy has been posted as Assistant IGP (Crimes), Bangalore.