NEW DELHI: Senior IPS officer Y C Modi, who had been part of a Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) that probed 2002 Gujarat riots cases, has been appointed as Additional Director in the CBI.
The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the induction of Modi, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, as Additional Director in the central probe agency, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.
Modi, who is presently working as Additional Director General of Police in Shillong, was included in the SIT in August 2010 and remained part of the team till July 2012.
He has been appointed in place of Archana Ramasundaram, who was recently moved out of the CBI and appointed as Director, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
Another IPS officer Rupak Kumar Dutta has been appointed as Special Director in the CBI. Dutta, a 1981 batch Karnataka cadre IPS officer, is presently working as Additional Director in the agency.
The ACC has approved his induction as Special Director in the CBI, the order said.
Dutta, who had joined CBI in June 2012 as Additional Director, has been associated with the investigations of a number of sensitive matters including second generation spectrum (2G) scam case..