Dr Chandra Gupta appointed new IGP of Western Range

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022
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Mangaluru : Dr Chandra Gupta has been appointed as the new IGP of Western Range. The erstwhile IGP Devajyothi Ray has been transferred by the government with immediate effect. Dr Chandra Gupta is an IPS officer of the 2006 batch. He was earlier serving as Commissioner of Police.

New police commissioner Vipul Kumar takes charge

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Mangaluru : Vipul Kumar took charge as the police commissioner of Mangaluru city from outgoing police commissioner T R Suresh on the evening of Wednesday April 18. It is said as the directions of the Election Commission in view of the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls the tranfered had been ordered . Vipul Kumar, an officer […]

Activist Mesta’s autopsy report contrary to allegations, says IGP

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Mangaluru: IGP (Western Range) Hemanth Nimbalkar said a political party is fomenting communal tension by spreading false information about the death of Paresh Mesta in Honnavar, Uttara Kannada, last week. “An official press release dated 9/12/2017 was issued by a political party with respect to death of Paresh Mesta through which false information was shared […]

Mangaluru : Hemant Nimbalkar is new IGP of Western Range

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Hemant Nimbalkar

Mangaluru : The state government on Monday transferred five senior IPS officers. The latest shake up has seen the government post M Hemant Nimbalkar, a 1998 batch IPS officer, awaiting posting as Inspector-General of Police (Western Range) headquartered here, relieving the incumbent P Harishekaran, who has been posted as IGP (Headquarters), Bengaluru. Bijay Kumar Singh, […]

Goonda Act hesitate against those involved in criminal acts :IGP

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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Bantwal : Karnataka Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug Offenders, Gamblers, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders, Slum Grabbers and Video or Audio Pirates Act (Goonda Act) will be invoked against those who are involved in a series of criminal activities in Bantwal taluk, thereby help in restoring peace in the district, said IGP (Western Range) P […]

Five suspects arrested in Ashraf Kalai murder case

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Ashraf Kalai murder accused

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district police have taken five persons into custody in the Ashraf murder case. They will be produced in court on Saturday and police custody will be sought. Investigation teams are deputed to secure remaining accused, said,  Harishekharan, Inspector General of Police (IGP), (western range). Pawan Kumar alias Punda (24), Ranjith (28) […]

13th police trainees’ exit march held at DPR ground

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Mangaluru: 13th batch of Dakshina Kannada district police trainees’ exit march was held on Monday at DPR Ground. Speaking on the occasion IGP of Western Range P Hariharan said that police should perform their duty with utter concentration. They should utilise their experience to protect the society. “Never link your caste with your duty. Be […]

Harishekaran takes charge as IGP of Western Range

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Mangaluru: The range comprises Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Udupi and Chikkamagaluru district police units. Speaking to reporters after taking charge, Harishekaran said that he believes in team spirit and will work in coordination of all his officers. “I need a few days to study the demograpy and topography of the range before making any concrete […]

Manipal Inspector Girish transferred to DCB

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Udupi: Manipal police inspector Girish has been transferred as Inspector of Udupi DCB. As the allegations of helping the accused of Bhaskar Shetty murder case were increasing, to stop the allegations and interference of Girish in the case, he has been transferred. Udupi SP Balakrishna had ordered for a departmental enquiry on Girish for the […]

Naleen warns state for DK bundh if DySP case culprits not arrested

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Mangaluru: MP Naleen Kumar Kateel warned the state government to hold stir and call for Dakshina Kannada bundh, if the names involved in DySp Ganapati’s suicide case are not arrested. Speaking to the media at central railway station on Friday he said that if the government can’t protect its own police officials, then how it […]