A 1983 batch IPS officer TP Senkumar was on 20 May 2015 appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Kerala.
The decision was taken by the State Cabinet in a meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
He will succeed KS Balasubramanian, who is retiring on 31 May 2015.
At present, Senkumar is the DGP (Prison) and has got service till June 2017.
Earlier, he served the state in various capacities including as the chief of the intelligence wing and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC).
He has investigated many high profile cases including Vithura and Pandalam sexual assault cases, Liz financial fraud case and French spy case among others.
He obtained President’s police medal in 2009 for his services.
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