Senior IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma on Monday took charge as the new Commissioner of Delhi Police at a time it is battling mounting criticism over handling of the JNU row. Kumar succeeds B S Bassi who was at loggerheads with the AAP government on a range of issues in the last one year.

Source: b'New Police Commissioner of Delhi, Alok Verma taking charge from his predecessor BS Bassi at Police Head Quarters in New Delhi on Monday'

Here's 5 things you need to know about the new Delhi police commissioner. 

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