Election Commission replaces Chennai police commissioner


The Election Commission has ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S George following a complaint by DMK, ahead of the RK Nagar Assembly bypoll in Tamil Nadu.

Sources in the survey board said George’s transfer request was issued the previous evening.

Karan Singh has been assign as the new city police chief, they said.The survey body had looked for a board of authorities from the Tamil Nadu government to choose George’s substitution.

The bypoll to the prestigious R K Nagar voting public is booked for April 12. It was required after the destruction of then Tamil Nadu boss priest J Jayalalithaa a year ago.