Chandannagar police commissioner Humayun Kabir resigns

In December, Kabir was promoted to the rank of inspector-general of police (IGP). It is now being speculated that he might join the BJP ahead of the state Assembly elections.

Published: 29th January 2021 05:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2021 05:19 PM   |  A+A-

Police, Crime



CHANDAN NAGAR: Chandannagar Police Commissioner Humayun Kabir resigned on Friday citing personal reasons, a senior official of the state government said.

In December, Kabir was promoted to the rank of inspector-general of police (IGP).

Gaurav Sharma, who is currently the Kolkata Police's Joint Commissioner (Establishment), has been named as the new commissioner of Chandannagar, a city in the Hooghly district.

Sharma will take over the new post on February 1.


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