Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 30 (ANI): Ram Pravesh Thakur has been appointed as the new Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh. Also Read - Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Ishant Sharma Shines as Delhi Beat Andhra Pradesh to Register Second Straight Win of Season

He took charge at the Andhra Pradesh Police Head Quarters, Mangalagiri, Amaravati on Saturday. Also Read - Top News Headlines From Andhra Pradesh & Telangana: Chaos at KT Rama Rao's Rally; Free Water to 9 Lakh People; more

Before being appointed as the DGP, Thakur was posted as the Director General (Anti-Corruption Bureau) from November 2016. Also Read - Top News Headlines From Andhra Pradesh & Telangana: CM Rao Suffers Chest Infection; NIT Warangal Distributes Over 100 Free Laptops; more

He also received President Police Medal for distinguished service in 2011. (ANI)

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