SC clarifies order on police reforms, says officers having minimum of 6 months tenure left can be considered for DGP post

Clarifying its last year order on police reforms, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said officers having a minimum of six months tenure left in service can be considered for the post of director general of police (DGP). A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the recommendation for post of DGP by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and preparation of the appointment panel should be purely on the basis of merit.

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