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Sarvshrestha Tripathi becomes new SSP Prayagraj ..


Abhishek Awasthi   

Prayagraj, September 08 (HS) : Sarvshrestha Tripathi an IPS officer of 2006 batch has been appointed as the new SSP of Prayagraj. He has been serving as Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Lucknow. He is expected to take charge on Thursday. A native of Gorakhpur, he is an IPS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre 2006 batch. He was brought to Uttar Pradesh on deputation in November 2019. Son of late Ashutosh Mishra, Sarvshrestha Tripathi was born on August 15, 1976 and has an M Phil degree.   

The move came after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday suspended Senior Superintendent of Police, Prayagraj, Abhishek Dixit. Decision to suspend the SSP was taken after multiple allegations against the officer for indulging in corrupt practices for transfer and posting, were reported to the government. Also, many complaints were made against Dixit for not following instructions from the police headquarters. The officer was also not found undertaking any checking drive of banks and financial institutions and patrolling in the district while there was also no reduction on pendency of cases. 

Hindusthan Samachar