Mohanty to head City police crime wing

Mohanty to head  City police crime wing

Putting to rest the confusion over the powers of the two joint commissioners of police (crime)  in the City, Inspector-General of Police Pranab Mohanty has been made the overall in-charge of the crime wing, including Central Crime Branch (CCB) and City Crime Records Bureau (CCRB).

An internal in this regard was passed by Commissioner of Police B G Jyothi Prakash Mirji on Wednesday.

Hitherto, B Dayananda and Mohanty, both Inspectors General of Police, were Joint Commissioner (Crime-East) and Joint Commissioner (Crime-West) respectively.

Recently, Dayananda was transferred to CID and was replaced by S Murugan, an officer of Deputy Inspector General of Police rank. As Mohanty is senior in rank to Murugan, he has been made over-all in-charge of the crime wing.

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