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Maharashtra ATS gets new chief, Naval Bajaj to take charge

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Maharashtra ATS gets new chief, Naval Bajaj to take charge

Senior police officer Naval Bajaj has been appointed as the head of Maharashtra Police’s Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). The post of Maharashtra ATS chief was lying vacant for the past three months following the appointment of Sadanand Date as Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). On Wednesday, the Home Department issued an order for the appointment of Naval Bajaj to this post.

Naval was appointed as Joint Director in the CBI and was involved in the investigation of important cases like the coal scam. A 1995 batch police officer was on deputation at the Naval Bajaj Centre. He was the Joint Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Earlier, Bajaj was working as Inspector General of Central Industrial Security Force. He has also worked as Additional Director General in the State Economic Offenses Branch.

Naval Bajaj investigated the coal scam

Naval Bajaj investigated the coal scam as a joint director in the CBI. After this he was again sent to Maharashtra. He was not appointed because of the code of conduct of the Lok Sabha. Now finally he has been appointed as the head of ATS. Bajaj will head the counter-terrorism squad. ATS is a special branch of the police force. Which stops terrorist activities in the country. ATS officers are experts in dealing with terrorist attacks in all situations.

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Sadanand Datta fought against terrorists in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and saved many lives with his bravery and wisdom. He has also been the Police Commissioner of Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar in Maharashtra. Apart from this, he has also held the post of IG in CRPF. He is a resident of Pune district of Maharashtra.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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