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Adityanath govt transfers 67 IPS officers in UP

PTI Lucknow 17 May 2017, 19:59:23 IST

In a major rejig of the state's police set up, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh today transferred 67 senior police officers. 

Significantly, the reshuffle comes at a time when the opposition has been attacking the state government on the law and order issue.

According to an official notification issued here, an Additional Director General (ADG) level officer was among those transferred. 

ADG (Police Recruitment and Promotion Board) S N Sawat has been made ADG of the Allahabad zone. 

The Adityanath government has shifted around 200 IPS officers after it took over in March.