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Jagmohan Yadav appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh

Jul 1, 2015 11:54 IST

1983 batch Indian Police Service officer Jagmohan Yadav was on 30 June 2015 appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh. He is the 8th police chief of Uttar Pradesh in the last three-and-a-half years of the Samajwadi Party (SP) rule.

He succeeded AK Jain who retired as DGP on 30 June 2015. Jain, in reality, retired on 31 March 2015 but was given three months extension by the state government.

The 1983 batch IPS officer will have tenure of six months before his retirement. Yadav was earlier posted as Director General, Criminal Investigation Department (CBCID).

He was made Additional Director General (ADG), Law and order in 2012.

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