A K Gupta (DGP, UP) to get 03 months extension


UP MapAs ‘Indianmandarins’ had said in its report on January 20 Uttar Pradesh Government is learnt to have recommended for three months extension to Arun Kumar Gupta (IPS:1977:UP), the incumbent DGP of UP. He had taken over from erstwhile DGP Anand Lal Banerjee (Rtd IPS:1979:UP) on December 31, 2014 and is scheduled for superannuation on January 31.

He had got the opportunity to lead UP Police only for a month but his recent efforts and success in exterminating many notorious criminals have, reportedly, attracted the attention of UP Chief Minister. UP Government has written in its recommendation that it needed adequate time to select the new DGP for UP and till the time the incumbent DGP should be given extension.


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