Thiruvananthapuram: In a massive restructuring exercise, Kerala Police has demoted 11 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DySP) officers to Circle Inspectors.
The state government has on the other hand, promoted 26 Circle Inspectors to the rank of DySP.
Apart from this, 53 officers in the DySP rank were transferred.
“Government has examined the cases in detail and hearby revert the officers to the cadre of Inspector of Police who were temporarily promoted to the post of DySP and are not included in the select list published,” a Government Order issued by the Home Department read.
The demotions were made on the recommendations of state police chief Loknath Behra.
“The State Police Chief consequently has recommended to revert the said officers from the cadre of DySP to the post of Insspector of Police,” the order said.