Param Bir Singh is the new Mumbai Police Commissioner

Updated: 04 March, 2020 17:55 IST | Sunny Rodricks
  • Sanjay Barve

    Parambir Singh was appointed as the new commissioner of Mumbai Police after former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve retired from the post of city's chief cop on Saturday, Feb 29, 2020. A 1988 batch officer, Parambir Singh in his 32 years of service has been SP of Chandrapur and Bhandara, DCP west zone Mumbai, Additional CP ATS, Thane police commissioner, ADG (Law & order) and DG Anti-Corruption Bureau, Maharashtra.

  • Parambir Singh

    Parambir Singh was serving as the Director-General (DG) of the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) when his appointment was announced.  Earlier in the day, departing Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve was given a rousing farewell reception by the city’s police force at the Naigaon Police headquarters in Dadar.

  • Sanjay Barve, Parambir Singh

    In photo: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve shares a warm hug as he welcomes Parambir Singh

  • Sanjay Barve

    Parambir Singh's appointment came a day after state Home Minister and NCP leader Anil Deshmukh ruled out granting a third extension to Sanjay Barve. The former Mumbai Police Commissioner was earlier granted three-month extensions on two occasions.

  • Parambir Singh

    Soon after taking charge as the Police Commissioner of Mumbai, Parambir Singh said, "I feel honoured to occupy this post as various legends have occupied this post before me. I feel humbled to have been selected for this job. I will continue the good works done by my predecessors."

  • Sanjay Barve

    In photo: Outgoing Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve gets a final salute as he bids goodbye to the city force

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IPS officer Param Bir Singh succeeds former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve, who retired from the post of Mumbai’s chief cop on Saturday. All pictures. (All photos/Ashish Raje)

First Published: 01 March, 2020 09:00 IST