Gujarat gets its first woman police chief , DGP Geetha Johri replaces PP Pandey


Executive General of Police (DGP) Geetha Johri was delegated in-control police head of Gujarat on Tuesday. The pastor of state for home Pradeepsinh Jadeja reported the choice while expressing that Johri has been given the extra charge as she is the senior-most IPS officer in the state. With this Johari has turned into the principal lady IPS officer to be named for the top occupation in the state.

The choice comes in wake of sudden ouster of her ancestor P Pandey who ventured down from the post taking after a request of in the Supreme Court. Pandey is a charged in Ishrat Jahan experience case.

Johri, a 1982-bunch IPS officer, is by and by posted as overseeing chief, Gujarat Police Housing Corporation, Gandhinagar. She has been questionable for her part in the examination concerning the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheik, his better half Kauserbi and 2006 Tulsiram Prajapati experience cases. She was the supervisory officer of Sohrabuddin experience case in 2006-07 when the CID (wrongdoing) explored the case taking after the summit court’s heading.

Later on, after the case was exchanged to CBI taking after court arrange, the focal test organization chargesheeted her supposedly to botch up the examination. The CBI likewise asserted that she “under her watch, she anticipated that the third individual stole alongside Sohrabuddin and Kauserbi was one Kalimuddin and not Tulsiram Prajapati.” CBI additionally charged her “at the case of the Minister of State (Home), Gujarat, she gave unlawful directions to the I.O.(investigating officer) who was examining the wrongdoing.

Johri moved release application under the watchful eye of the uncommon CBI court in Mumbai which is hearing Sohrabuddin case there. In 2015, the uncommon court permitted her application and released her from the case.

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