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Sanjay Barve is new Mumbai top cop


MUMBAI: Sanjay Barve, a 1987 batch IPS officer, will be the new police commissioner of Mumbai whilst present commissioner Subodh Kumar Jaiswal will be the new Maharashtra director basic of police.
Barve, who at first belongs to Konkan in Maharashtra, will likely be taking charge within the afternoon on Thursday.


Barve is these days director basic, Maharashtra anti corruption bureau (ACB). Earlier he served in Mumbai as DCP and as further DG in state police headquarters.

He is most probably to get replaced through Param Bir Singh within the ACB.



DGP Datta Padsalgikar, who was given three-month extension two times, is retiring on Thursday and can handover his charge to Subodh Kumar Jaiswal. Padsalgikar was the first officer from the IB to turn out to be Mumbai CP.


Jaiswal (56), was with the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW), India’s exterior intelligence company, sooner than returning to Mumbai final 12 months from Delhi after nine years.


Jaiswal, a low-profile IPS officer of the 1985 batch, had served as further secretary in RAW for three years however was with the company since 2009.


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Having started out as further superintendent of police, Amravati in 1986, Jaiswal has served in various portions of the state, including as Mumbai's further commissioner of police. Jaiswal also served as head of the 2003 prime court-appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) that probed Abdul Karim Telgi’s faux stamp papers scam.


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