Bhubaneswar, Dec 23: In a major reshuffle in IPS level, the State Government on Wednesday shifted 21 top cops, including the SP of Nayagarh, and an OPS officer to other places with new assignments.
According to a notification issued by the Home Department, Nayagarh SP Pratyush Diwakar has been transferred to the AIG, Headquarters. Transfer of Diwakar assumes significance as investigations into the alleged incident of kidnapping and murder of five-year-old girl Paree in the district is underway now.
IGP, NCR Narasingha Bhol has been transferred as IGP, Sammbalpur, while Bhadrak SP Pandit Rajesh Uttam Rao shifted as DIG (I/C), Koraput and DIG, SWR, Koraput Sheefen Ahamed transferred as DIG, Technical.
CB, CID, SP Dr Sarthak Sarangi has been shifted as DIG (I/C), Agnul; EOW SP Awanish Kumar as DIG (I/C), SAP; Kendrapada SP Niti Sekhar as Addl. TC (ENF), C&T Department.
Similarly, Kalahandi SP B Gangadhar has been shifted as SP, Sambalpur, while Jajpur SP Charan Singh Meen has been transferred as SP, Bhadrak and Rourkela SP Shiva Subramani moved as SP, Dhenkanal. While Jharsuguda SP Rahul PR has been shifted as SP, Jajpur and Bolangir SP Madkar Sandi Sampad as SP, Kendrapara and Koraput SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamo was moved as SP, Rourkela.
Rayagda SP Shravan, Vivek M has been shifted as SP, Kalahandi and Nawarangpur SP Kusalkar Nitin Dagudu moved as SP, Bolangir.
While AIG Headquarters Vivekananda Sharma was transferred as SP, Rayagada, Jeypore SDPO Varun Guntupalli named SP, Koraput and Talcher SDPO Sidhartha Kataria and SP, Nayagarh. Malkangiri SDPO Prahalad Sahai Meena shifted as SP, Nawarangpur.
Akhilesvar Singh, who is current attached to state police headquarters, was shifted as Commandant, SOG. Satyajit Nayak, who has returned from Central deputation, has been appointed as SP, Computer.
OPS Bikash Chandra Das, who is currently posted as Additional SP, IUCAW, Bhadrak has been shifted as SP (I/C), Jharsuguda.