Gautam Sawang transferred

Commissioner of Police Damodar Gautam Sawang was transferred and posted as the Director General, Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government, General Administration (V&E) Department on Saturday.

Mr. Sawang, a 1986 batch officer, assumed the office on July 20, 2015, succeeding A.B. Venkateshwara Rao. In July 2016, he was promoted to the rank of DGP along with five officers but was retained as the city police chief though the post was assigned to the officer of the rank of Addl. DGP. In August 2014, the city police chief’s post was assigned to the rank of DIG and then upgraded after announcement of the capital region.

Mr. Sawang was one of the aspirants for the post of the DGP, Head of Police Force (HoPF) during the last two appointments.

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