Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 25
A 1988-batch IPS officer, Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota on Saturday assumed the additional Charge of Director General of Police (Head of Police Force) Punjab.
The improvement comes after DGP Dinkar Gupta, a 1987-batch IPS officer, proceeded on go away.
According to the orders issued by the state authorities, Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota would additionally proceed to carry the charge of Special DGP, Armed Battalion, Punjab.
After assuming charge, newly-appointed DGP Punjab held a gathering with all the highest brass of Punjab Police.
DGP Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, whereas terming all of the initiatives taken by the Punjab Police in previous as extraordinarily laudable, mentioned he’ll proceed to work for additional betterment of the state police.
“Further strengthening the combat in opposition to medication and maintaining vigil on unhealthy parts, in addition to, sustaining legislation and order within the state are amongst my high priorities,” mentioned the DGP.
Notably, DGP Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota has served in numerous capacities within the state. Prior to the posting as Special DGP Armed Battalion Punjab, he had remained Special DGP, Punjab Home Guards, and Commandant General Civil Defence.
He had additionally served as ADGP, PAP Jalandhar; ADGP Railways, ADGP Prisons, ADGP Administration, Director Bureau of Investigation and different main posts in Punjab Police.