Alok Kumar Verma new commissioner of Delhi Police
Newsambit, New Delhi
Senior IPS officer Alok Kumar Verma has taken charge as the Delhi Police Commissioner after the retirement of BS Bassi. Verma the 1979-batch officer, who is currently Director General (Prisons), will hold the post till July 2017.
On the occasion of his farewell Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi, said the men in uniform never work under ‘political pressure’. He said it is a ‘misunderstanding’ that the Delhi Police works under political pressure.
Asserting that the Delhi Police has become synonymous with ‘smart policing’, Bassi expressed confidence that his successor Alok Verma would take ‘technology’ in the Delhi Police to greater heights.
Bassi also thanked his entire Delhi Police for being a firm support and wished them success in their future endeavours.
“The Delhi Police is a great force; the support of my 80,000 plus strong personnel has been my biggest strength. They never allowed work pressure to take a toll on me,” he added.
Bassi further said that the people from different parts of nation live in Delhi, adding the police is committed to serve them all with the same sense of duty.
“Be it a department or an individual-all have negatives and positives. It’s our duty to encourage positives and work towards reducing negatives,” he said.