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Alok Kumar Verma took charge as Delhi Police Commissioner

A 1979-batch IPS officer of the AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory) cadre succeeded B.S. Bassi, who retired on the same day.

Feb 29, 2016 16:07 IST

Alok Verma

Senior IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma on 29 February 2016 took charge as the Delhi Police Commissioner. He will hold the post till July 2017.

He succeeded B.S. Bassi, who retired on the same day.

At the time of his appointment, he was holding a position of Director General (Prisons) of Tihar jail.

About Alok Kumar Verma

• He is a 1979-batch IPS officer of the AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory) cadre.

• He served Delhi Police in number of positions, including Deputy Commissioner of Police, South District, Joint Commissioner of the Crime Branch, Joint Commissioner of Police, New Delhi Range, Special CP (Intelligence) and Special CP, Vigilance.

• Earlier, he served as the Inspector General of Police in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Director General of Police (DGP) of Puducherry.

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