Oriya IPS officer is new Mumbai Police chief

Mumbai: In a reshuffle in the top ranking IPS officers, Maharashtra Government on Monday appointed Arup Patnaik as the new Mumbai Police Commissioner.

The 1979-batch IPS officer Patnaik replaced Sanjeev Dayal (1977 batch), who was promoted as Director General (Housing), a post lying vacant since the retirement of P P Srivastava a few months ago.