Sanjay Arora
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Sanjay Arora appointed as new Delhi Police Commissioner

New Delhi, July 31, 2022

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday appointed senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjay Arora as the new Commissioner of Police in Delhi.

Arora, a 1988-batch Tamil Nadu cadre IPS officer, was till now serving as the Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.

The tenure of the current Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Rakesh Asthana is set to end today.

"A farewell parade to Sh Rakesh Asthana, Commissioner of Police, Delhi, is being organised at Parade Ground, new Police Lines, Delhi at 4.00 p.m. on July 31," an official order to all senior police officials read.

Asthana, a 1984-batch IPS officer of the Gujarat cadre, was appointed as Police Commissioner of Delhi in July, 2021, just four days before his superannuation.

Earlier, he served as the Special Director at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and while serving as Director General of Civil Aviation Security, he was also given the additional charge of the Narcotics Control Bureau.

IANS

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