Abhay assumes Odisha DGP charge

Cuttack: 1986 batch IPS officer Abhay assumed charge as the Director General of Police (DGP) and head of Odisha police force here on Monday.

Prior to his posting, he was serving as the Director of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad.

The Odisha government had on November 20 appointed Abhay as DGP by removing BK Sharma, who has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Home Department.