Chennai police commissioner shunted out

http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Chennai/Chennai-police-commissioner-shunted-out/Article1-932056.aspx

Chennai, September 18, 2012

n a major shake-up of ADGP level officers in the state police force, Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday shunted out Chennai police commissioner JK Tripathy, replacing him with S George, ADGP (Law and Order).

Tripathy’s posting as IG Prisons came in the wake of continuing protests against the US consulate in Chennai by Muslim groups opposed to a controversial American movie allegedly denigrating Islam.

The Consulate had faced attacks on Friday with protestors pelting stones.

TK Rajendiran has been posted as ADGP (law and order), principal home secretary R Rajagopal said in a press release.

Tripathy will replace SK Dogra, who has been posted as Director, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption.

Tripathy was posted as Commissioner of Chennai after the AIADMK government stormed to power in 2011 after the April Assembly elections.

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