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Acting Bihar DGP SK Singhal named full-time replacement for Gupteshwar Pandey

Singhal, a 1988 batch IPS officer, has been the acting DGP since Pandey took voluntary retirement in September to join politics.

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Patna: The Bihar government on Saturday appointed senior IPS officer S K Singhal as the Director General of Police (DGP) of the state, according to a notification issued here.

Singhal has been holding the additional charge of DGP after then state police chief Gupteshwar Pandey took voluntary retirement from service in September.

“Sanjeev Kumar Singhal, a 1988 batch Bihar cadre IPS officer, currently holding the post of DG-cum-Commandant General of Bihar Home Guards and Fire Services, is appointed as the DGP, Bihar till further orders,” the home department notification said.

He will retire on August 31, 2021.

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