Saturday, August 08, 2009

Rajesh Pradhan takes over as Yavatmal SP

TNN 8 August 2009, 05:31am IST

YAVATMAL: Rajesh Pradhan on Thursday assumed the office of superintendent of Yavatmal on Thursday. He replaced Shivaji Bodkhe who has been
transferred to Mumbai as security head of the state legislative assembly.

Pradhan was the SP of Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district before being transferred to Yavatmal. The new SP said top priority would be given to maintaining law and order situation in the district and discussions held with senior police officials. "I have to get myself acquainted with the geographical contours of the district and sensitive locations," he said.

Pradhan said he will take stock of the recent communal riots and also the activities of SIMI across the district and ensure that such incidents are averted.

Earlier, outgoing SP Bodkhe was given a warm send off by the cops at a function held at the local police headquarters.

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