Hyderabad, Apr 9 (PTI) Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today cleared a file paving way for M Mahender Reddy, in-charge DGP of the state, to become regular head of the police force.

Telangana legislature had recently passed an Act empowering the government to appoint it DGP.

Rao signed the file today pertaining to Mahender Reddy s appointment as the permanent DGP, a press release issued by the the CM’s office here said.

Following the Act, the government appointed Mahender Reddy as the regular DGP.

Reddy has been the in-charge DGP since November 12 last year.

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