Senior IPS Officer Alok Kumar Verma took over as the new Commissioner of Delhi Police on Monday. Verma succeeds BS Bassi. This comes in the middle of Delhi Police handling the JNU row. Verma assumes charge when Delhi Police is at loggerheads with AAP government. Here is what all that you need to know about the new Delhi Police Commissioner.-Verma is a 1979 batch IPS officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre. <!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>-Verma was serving as the Director General of Tihar Jail since August 2014. -Before that he was serving as the Special Commissioner of Police (Administration).-Verma has served in the Delhi Police in number of positions, including Deputy Commissioner of Police, South District, Joint Commissioner of the Crime Branch, Joint Commissioner of Police, New Delhi Range, Special CP (Intelligence) and Special CP, Vigilance. -Verma had served as the Inspector General of Police in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.-Verma also served as the director General of Police (DGP) of Puducherry-Verma is set to retire in 17 months. (With Agency Inputs)

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Alok Kumar Verma: All you need to know about BS Bassi’s successor