Surprise for Vaid as Dilbagh appointed new police chief | KNO

Surprise for Vaid as Dilbagh appointed new police chief | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

SRINAGAR, Sep 6 (KNO) : In a surprising development, JK home Secretary RK Goyal ordered the transfer of Director General of Police S P Vaid and posted him as the Transport Commissioner of the State. Director General of Prisons Dilabgh Singh has been appointed as the new DGP of the State.

According to a late night order issued by the home Secretary RK Goyal ordered, DGP Vaid has been transfered and posted as JKs Transport Commissioner while as Dilbagh Singh has been appointed as the new DGP in addition to his present charges of DG prisons.

Vaid took over as the States police chief in January 2017 was supposed to complete his term in January 2019. A source said that mishandling of recent abductions of relatives of policemen is seen as a big reason behind Vaid's transfer.