Kolkata: Senior woman IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who had cracked the sensational Park Street rape case, but was shunted out by the government, was yesterday transferred for the third time as DIG, CID, in a major reshuffle of the IPS cadre.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) in the city police Jawed Shamim would now take over as DIG Jalpaiguri Range.
Mr Shamim would also take care of Darjeeling Range at a time when the hills are witnessing an agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state.
After Ms Sen solved the Park Street car rape case, which took place early last year, she was shunted out to the insignificant post of DIG (Training) at the Barrackpore Police Training College.
She was again transferred as the DIG, Darjeeling Range in a brief IPS reshuffle carried out in February this year.
In yesterday's reshuffle, 28 senior police officials have either been promoted or transferred, a government notification issued in Kolkata said.
Commissioner of Police, Barrackpore Police Commissionerate Sanjay Singh has been asked to take over as IGP, South Bengal.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Vishal Garg has been promoted as Commissioner of Police, Barrackpore Police Commissionerate.
IG, CID, Vineet Kumar Goyel was asked to take over as Commissioner of Police, Asansol-Durgapur Commissionerate, replacing Ajoy Kumar Nand who would take over as DIG, Midnapore Range.
R Sivakumar, who has been repatriated from central deputation, would take over as DIG, IPS Cell replacing Sanjib Kumar Basu who would take over as DIG (Headquarters).
DIG (Headquarters) Niraj Kumar Singh has been promoted as IG, CID.
Joint Commissioner of Police, STF, Rajeev Mishra was asked to take over as Joint Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) replacing Jawed Shamim.
DIG, PTC West Bengal, Anand Kumar would take over as DIG Presidency Range replacing Dip Bandyopadhyay who would act as Joint Commissioner of Police (Organisation).
Joint Commissioner of Police (Organisation) Tripurari will be Joint Commissioner of Police, STF, in Kolkata Police replacing Rajeev Mishra.
DIG, Midnapore Range, LN Meena has been asked to take over as DIG, Burdwan Range.