Satish Mathur appointed DG Police Maharashtra

Q.  Who has been appointed DG Police Maharashtra in July 2016?
- Published on 01 Aug 16

a. Rakesh Maria
b. Satish Mathur
c. Pranay Sahai
d. Meeran Borwankar

ANSWER: Satish Mathur
 
Satish Mathur (DG, ACB) has been appointed as the Director General of Police Maharashtra by the State Government.
  • He will take over from DGP Praveen Dixit and head the state ACB before being appointed as DGP Maharashtra
  • He is a 1981 batch IPS officer.
  • An SP level officer, he served with the CBI during the 1993 serial blasts trial as the DCP in Pune and with the Pune unit of the ACB.
  • He subsequently became the first officer to be appointed as DG (Legal and Technical) when the post was created by the state government in 2014, and later became the state ACB chief after Mr. Dixit was appointed state police chief.

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