More than 100 transfers in Sikkim Police

June 12, 2019

THE RESHUFFLE CONTINUES

Akshay posted as Recovery Officer at SBS; South, East and North receive new SPs, Thanas get a rejig

Gangtok, 11 Jun:

With the administrative reshuffle having begun, today it was the turn of Sikkim Police to receive a major rejig. Upwards of a hundred transfers were ordered by the State Government today, spanning from the Inspector rank right up to the Additional DGP.

It is no secret that there is no love lost between Sikkim Krantikari Morcha and ADGP Akshay Sachdeva, and with the party now in government, the ADGP was among the first transfers affected in the Police Department. Currently holding charge as Director, Fire & Emergency Services, ADGP Sachdeva was today transferred and posted as Recovery Officer, State Bank of Sikkim.

SBS has also received Assistant Recovery Officer from Sikkim Police with Deputy RTO on deputation at Singtam, Kharka Bahadur Gurung, posted as one today.

IGP Avichal, in charge of AP and Training, will also hold charge as Director, Fire & Emergency Services.

Similarly, DIG Sarda Rani Lepcha, already at Planning and Modernisation will now hold independent charge.

DIG, Sikkim Vigilance, Sonam Tenzing Bhutia, has been transferred as DIG Range, while DIG, AP and Training, Rajiv Ranjan, has been posted as the new DIG Sikkim Vigilance. The current DIG Range, DB Giri, meanwhile, has been transferred and posted as DIG, Home Guards and Civil Defence.

East District receives a new SP in Hari Prasad Chettri who comes in from Special branch while the current SP-East Hem Raj Rai has been posted as Principal, PTC at Yangang.

Sr SP-North, Kunzang Dorjee Sangderpa, has been posted as CO, 2nd IRBn, Pipalay, exchanging offices with Sonam Gyatso Bhutia who is the new SP-North.

Similarly, CO, SAP, Prawin Gurung, has been posted as SP-South. The current SP-South, Manish Kumar Verma, is now SP, CID.

DIG, Home Guards and Civil Defence, Khilburna Gurung, moves out on deputation as CEO, Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, while AIGP, PHQ, Shammi Rai, has been posted as SP, Communication Branch.

And the list of transfers goes on, running through every rank down till the PI, with several thanas of receiving new SHOs.

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