New Delhi: After facing humiliation over the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old para-medical student in a moving bus on December 16 last year which sparked protests in the national capital and a nationwide outrage, Delhi Police has undergone a massive reshuffle.

Special Police Commissioner (Operations) Dipak Mishra, 1984-batch IPS Officer has been entrusted with the task of maintaining law and order in the national capital.

Now, Special Commissioner (Law and Order) Dharmendra Kumar, 1984-batch IPS Officer will look after the crime branch in the same position, sources said.

Special Police Commissioner (General Administration) TN Mohan, 1984-batch IPS Officer will be the new Special Police Commissioner (Operations).

Sources informed that reshuffle is also likely to happen at Joint Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner of Police levels.

Notably, lakhs of people had taken to streets in protest against the Delhi Police for failing to handle the situation. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit also put the police in the dock over the issue.


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