Newly appointed UP DGP calls for strict action against culprits

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 22 : Newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Sulkhan Singh has assured people of equal treatment, while saying that strict action would be taken against the culprits without any discrimination.

"The Uttar Pradesh Police will work efficiently if proper motivation is given to us. We will live up to the expectation of the government. We will take strict action against the culprits without any partiality. The law and order will be maintained in the state. I assure people our police will work without any discrimination and will take care of their dignity and respect.

Everybody will be treated equally," Singh told ANI. In a major reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh Government yesterday transferred 12 IPS officers including, state DGP Javeed Ahmed.

Other IPS officers include Surya Kumar, Jawahar Lal Tripathi, Alok Prasad, Aditya Mishra, Bhavesh Kumar Singh, Vijay Kumar, Daljeet Singh, Alok Singh, Sanjay Singhal and Navneet Sikera.

7 IAS officers were also transferred. Earlier on March 23, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath paid a surprise visit to Lucknow's Hazratganj police station to have an inspection of the place.

Following the inspection, Adityanath opined that the police should be people-friendly, thereby ensuring that appropriate action will be taken to maintain law and order in the state.

Certain changes in the police administration are expected since the change of the government in the state.

Source: ANI