Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing merged with Crime Branch

According to the order, 1995-batch IPS officer Devesh Chandra Srivastava, who is currently Special Commissioner of Police of Economic Offences Wing (EOW), will also be heading the Crime Branch.

Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing merged with Crime Branch

The order was issued by Home Department with Lieutenant Governor's approval (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police has been merged with the Crime Branch unit of the force, an official order said on Tuesday.

According to the order, 1995-batch IPS officer Devesh Chandra Srivastava, who is currently Special Commissioner of Police of Economic Offences Wing (EOW), will also be heading the Crime Branch.

Mr Srivastava was looking after the Crime Branch as an additional charge after Praveer Ranjan, who was Special Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch), was transferred as DG Chandigarh.

The Tuesday's order was issued by the Home Department with the Lieutenant Governor's approval.

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