Shillong (Meghalaya) , Nov 6 : The Government has decided to appoint R Chandranathan as the new Director General of Police (DGP). A notification for the same was issued on Tuesday.
Chandranathan, an senior IPS officer of 1986 batch (Assam-Meghalaya cadre), was serving as the Special Director General (Railways) in Assam.
The UPSC had on October 1 cleared the names of RP Agarwal, who was temporarily made the Meghalaya DGP, and senior police officers from Assam R Chandranathan and AK Sinha Casshyap.
There were adverse media reports in Assam about certain irregularities and FIRs against the senior Assam Police Officer.