Somesh Goyal is Himachal’s new top cop

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Shimla, July 5 (IANS) Somesh Goyal was on Wednesday appointed the new Director General of Police of Himachal Pradesh, a senior official said.

His processor Sanjay Kumar has been appointed the National Disaster Relief Force Director General and he assumed the charge in New Delhi on Tuesday.

A 1984 Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Goyal was previously posted as Director General of Prisons.

Goyal, an avid wildlife photographer and bird-watcher, has also been on deputation with the Sashastra Seema Bal.

His seniority was overlooked when Kumar was made the Director General in July 2013.

–IANS

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