PRASHANT KHAIRE REPLACES UMAP AS ZONE I DCP
CBD BELAPUR: With DCP Zone I Shahji Umap being transferred to Mumbai, deputy commissioner of police (headquarters) Prashant Khaire has been appointed in his place.
Khaire has been praised for efficient handling of the headquarters department sidelining the middlemen and bringing in transparency in the work.
Umap was transferred on Wednesday along with DCP (special branch) Suresh Mengde. Mengde has been posted as additional police superintendent at Bhandara.
Two new DCPs have been transferred to Navi Mumbai police commissionerate. They are Amravati DCP Nitin Pawar and Pune DCP R Mane. They are expected to report to the commissionerate in the next few days.
Khaire was appointed as DCP zone I on Thursday. He was transferred to Navi Mumbai police commissionerate around a year and a half back. He took over from the then DCP (headquarters) Vishwas Pandhare who as transferred as DCP Zone II.
A police source said, “Khaire through his work has earned praise from police commissioner Prabhat Ranjan who has stressed on transparency in the working of his staff.”