Following the approval from the Uttar Pradesh cabinet as many as 16 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers were sent to new postings on Monday.
As per an official statement to implement the police commissioner system in the cities of Prayagraj, Agra, and Ghaziabad, this has been approved.
Meanwhile, to maintain the law and order in the state new police commissioners have been posted in Banaras, Agra, Noida, Ghaziabad, and Prayagraj.
Moreover, Laxmi Singh was appointed as Police Commissioner of Noida, Ajay Mishra as Police Commissioner of Ghaziabad, Pritinder Singh was appointed as Police Commissioner of Agra, Ramit Sharma was appointed as Police Commissioner of Prayagraj and Ashok Mutha Jain was appointed as Police Commissioner of Varanasi.
However, Present SSP Prashant Verma was appointed as SP Bahraich, SSP Mathura Abhishek Yadav was appointed as SP Intelligence of Lucknow Headquarters, SSP Ghaziabad Muniraj was appointed as SSP Ayodhya, SSP Prayagraj Shailesh Pandey was appointed as SSP Mathura.
Earlier, 16 IAS officers were transferred to maintain the law and order in the state. The transfers were made to have a proper administrative hold at all places. The transfer list was released by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.