Sumit Kumar was removed from the post of DIG of Barasat Range by the Bengal government after the Sandishakhli violence.

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Kumar’s transfer comes after recent incidents of violence in Sandishakhli in North 24 Parganas district but senior state government officials termed it a “routine transfer”.

The West Bengal government on Saturday removed Sumit Kumar, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, from the post of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of Barasat Range and posted him as DIG (Security).

An officer reported this. Kumar has been replaced by DIG (Malda Range) Bhaskar Mukherjee, the official said. Kumar’s transfer comes after recent incidents of violence in Sandishakhli in North 24 Parganas district but senior state government officials termed it a “routine transfer”.

The state government has appointed ADG (Additional Director General of Police) and IGP (Inspector General of Police), Traffic and Road Safety Supertim Sarkar as the new ADG and IGP of South Bengal, while ADG And IGP (Western Zone) Tripurari Atharva has been appointed. State STF (Special Task Force) has been appointed as the new ADG. Atharva has been replaced by ADG Bengal STF Ashok Kumar Prasad.

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