Telangana DGP Mahendra Reddy suffers hairline fracture, goes on leave; Anjani Kumar given charge

“It is certified that M. Mahendar Reddy, IPS, DGP, Telangana State, Hyderabad, would have officiated in the Level 17 in the Pay Matrix, in the rank of Director General of Police (Head of Police Force) during the above period, but for his going on leave. Anjani Kumar, IPS, Director General, Anti-Corruption Bureau is placed in Full Additional Charge for the post of DGP, (HOPF) during the above leave period. On return from leave, Sri M. Mahendar Reddy, IPS, is reposted as DGP (Hopf), Telangana State, Hyderabad,” reads the order.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  18 Feb 2022 5:24 PM GMT
Telangana DGP Mahendra Reddy suffers hairline fracture, goes on leave; Anjani Kumar given charge

Hyderabad: Senior IPS Officer Anjani Kumar will hold the additional charge as Director General of Police (Head of Police Force) of Telangana for two weeks as the current DGP Mahender Reddy is going on medical leave. Anjani Kumar took charge on February 18 and will be discharged from the additional post on March 4.

"It is certified that M. Mahendar Reddy, IPS, DGP, Telangana State, Hyderabad, would have officiated in the Level 17 in the Pay Matrix, in the rank of Director General of Police (Head of Police Force) during the above period, but for his going on leave. Anjani Kumar, IPS, Director General, Anti-Corruption Bureau is placed in Full Additional Charge for the post of DGP, (HOPF) during the above leave period. On return from leave, Sri M. Mahendar Reddy, IPS, is reposted as DGP (Hopf), Telangana State, Hyderabad," reads the order.




On December 14, Anjani Kumar took charge as the Director-General of Anti Corruption Bureau.


Telangana DGP Mahender Reddy reportedly had a fall on 18th February afternoon and suffered a hairline fracture in his collar bone. The state police chief has been advised to be under medical observation. In his absence, senior IPS officer Anjani Kumar is given full charge of DGP.

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