Hello Mumbai City Desk :
In an abrupt and new development,
Five Police Inspectors from Mumbai Police, including Encounter Specialist Daya Nayak, from the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) have been transferred out of the city.
On Thursday, Police Inspector Daya Nayak — who was instrumental in solving the planting of gelatin sticks outside industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia House at Carmicheal Road and subsequent murder of Scorpio Car owner Mansukh Hiran murder was transferred to Gondia.
Police inspector Sudhir Dalvi, attached to Malad Police Station, has been transferred to Nanveez in Daund.
Crime Branch Inspector Nandkumar Gopale, an officer with an excellent record of investigation, was transferred to police training at Jalna.
Inspector Sachin Kadam has been shifted to Tribal Research & Training Institute Aurangabad and Inspector Kedar Pawar to Jalgaon.
While the director general of police (DGP) office maintains that these officers have been transferred on administrative grounds, transfers of these five selective officers before the completion of their tenures is seen as strife among the senior IPS officers.
Most of these officers have worked under Deven Bharti, who is now heading the Maharashtra State Security Corporation.
Four of these police officers except Nayak were part of the 12 officers who were stuck in the tug of war between then police commissioner Sanjay Barve and ATS chief Deven Bharti.
The 12 officers who had worked under Bharti had applied for transfer to the ATS, but Barve refused to relieve them as these officers had bypassed him and had applied for their transfers directly to the then DGP Subodh Jaiswal.
As per the orders, the Mumbai Police has been asked to relieve these officers with immediate effect.
Interestingly, these four officers, who were serving as Senior Inspectors at the City Crime Branch units, were shunted from their respective units in March this year to various police stations following a clean-up drive in the crime branch in the aftermath of the arrest of assistant police inspector Sachin Waze in Mansukh Hiran murder case.
News Edit by K.V.Raman