Lucknow: In late-night action, Uttar Pradesh government shunted out Police Commissioner of Lucknow Sujit Pandey and has posted D K Thakur on his place.
The new Police Commissioner of Lucknow D K Thakur, who was ADG ATS, has already taken charge after midnight of Tuesday, confirmed official sources on Wednesday.
Pandey has now been posted as ADG ATS Sitapur.
It has been reported that the death of six people due to spurious liquor in Lucknow during Diwali festival was the reason for action against Lucknow police Commissioner.
The state government has also given a prime posting to 2 IPS officers, who had returned from Central deputation. G K Goswami has been made IG, ATS while Raj Kumar has been made ADG Personnel.