Delhi Police commissioner Alok Kumar Verma, has been appointed the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday, ANI reported.
A panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi selected Verma as the CBI chief.
PM has approved the appointment of Alok Verma, IPS, as Director CBI, for a period of 2 years.— ANI (@ANI_news) January 19, 2017
Verma is a 1979 batch Indian Police Service officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre and has been the Delhi Police chief for the last 11 months.
The post of CBI director had been vacant for over a month since Anil Sinha’s retirement on 2 December and Verma was one of the front runners for the post.