Hyderabad, Sept 25 :
Director General of Anti-Corruption Bureau, R R Girish Kumar is all set to succeed the most controversial Director General of Police (DGP) of Andhra Pradesh, S S P Yadav. According to sources, the screening committee headed by Chief Secretary P Ramakanth Reddy has recommended Girish Kumar’s name for the top post. The Chief Minister K Rosaiah will take a decision in this regard on Saturday.
After the death of chief minister Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, DGP Yadav had made some controversial remarks, which cost him his job. In fact, several ministers have demanded action against the DGP for his failure to make proper security arrangements to late chief minister.
The government is also irked over the DGP’s statement that equating the death of late chief minister in a chopper crash with the death of 300 persons in terrorist attack on World Trade Centre (WTC) in the USA. The government wants to take action on the DGP for abusing media persons in Tirupati that they would die an ignonimous death. The Senior IPS officer of 1976 batch, Mr Girish Kumar has taken up cudgels against corruption and booked several government officials in the recent past in this regard with the support of chief minister YSR. He was not involved in any controversies and a President’s police medal winner for his distinguished service.