Thiruvananthapuram: S Surendran IPS, who is also DIG, Intelligence, has taken charge as the new city police commissioner of the capital city. He was transferred from Alappuzha to here.
Meanwhile P Prakash, who was the commissioner in Thiruvananthapuram city, will be DIG, Armed Battalion.
The revamp has taken place among the top cops amid the criticism on the poor law and order situation in the northern districts of Kerala followed by the hartal called by BJP-supported Sabarimala Karma Samithi.
Earlier Kozhikode city police commissioner S Kaliraj Mahesh Kumar was replaced by headquarters DIG K Sanjay Kumar Gurudin. Meanwhile, Kozhikode city deputy commissioner KM Tomy has been promoted and posted as district police chief, Alappuzha.