Former Karnataka DGP Praveen Sood Takes Over As New CBI Director

New Delhi: Senior IPS officer Praveen Sood took over as the brand new CBI director on Thursday and he will probably be within the put up for 2 years, officers stated.

On his final working day, the outgoing director, Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, handed Sood the cost of the company at its headquarters right here, they stated.

Sood is a 1986-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Karnataka cadre and was the state’s director common of police (DGP), officers stated. He’s the senior-most IPS officer within the nation after Jaiswal.

Sood’s title was cleared in a gathering of a high-powered committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Chief of Opposition in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

Chowdhury, a Congress chief, had reportedly given a dissent word on the collection of Sood as the subsequent director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Born in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district in 1964, Sood joined the IPS on the age 22 years after finishing his civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Expertise-Delhi.

He additionally holds a put up commencement levels from the Indian Institute of Administration -Bengaluru and the Maxwell College of Governance, Syracuse College, New York.

Throughout his 37 years of service, Sood served in numerous capacities within the Karnataka Police, together with superintendent of police of Bellary and Raichur districts; further commissioner of police (visitors), Bengaluru Metropolis; commissioner of police, Mysuru Metropolis and Bengaluru Metropolis; further director common of police; principal secretary (dwelling); DGP (Inner Safety) and DGP (CID), a CBI assertion stated.

The officer, identified for his hands-on strategy, had supervised investigation of excessive profile instances involving excessive net-worth people and issues having inter-state and worldwide ramifications, it stated.

He additionally supervised probes in areas resembling cyber crime and data expertise, the assertion stated.

The tech savvy officer had labored for strengthening of the CCTNS (Crime and Felony Monitoring Community and Techniques) and the ICJS (Interoperable Felony Justice System) in Karnataka together with the judiciary. 

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