Bengaluru: The government on Monday, May 16 posted IPS officer C H Pratap Reddy as Bengaluru Police Commissioner.
Pratap Reddy will replace Director General of Police, Kamal Pant.
Pant has been transferred to the post of Director General of Police, Recruitment, relieving R Hitendra from the concurrent charge.
Reddy was currently serving as additional director general of police (ADGP), Law & Order of the state.
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The transfer comes just over a month after Pant had publicly contradicted the state Home Minister with regard to a Chandru death case that was given a communal angle.
The government has also transferred Alok Kumar, who was serving as ADGP, Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) and posted him as ADGP, Law & Order of the state. R Hitendra, ADGP, Crimes and Technical Services has been transferred and posted as ADGP, KSRP.
Another IPS officer M N Anucheth, who was the deputy commissioner of police, Central division has been transferred as Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Department (CID).