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Datta Padsalgikar is new Police Commissioner of Mumbai

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Datta Padsalgikar, a Maharashtrian officer from the 1982 IPS batch, will be Mumbai Police Commissioner Javed Ahmed’s successor. He is acting as Additional Director at the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Delhi.

 

Mr Padsalgikar, an IPS officer, has served in several embassies including the United States of America and sources said he has a very good network at both national and international levels and thorough experience of diplomatic dialogue. Apart from Mr Padsalgikar, Subodh Jaiswal (1985 batch), Sanjay Barve (1987 batch), K.K. Pathak (1983 batch) and V.D. Mishra (1984 batch) were other aspirants for the post.