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Odia IPS Officer Appointed Kashmir Range IG

Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday appointed Odia IPS officer Swayam Prakash Pani as Inspector General (IG), Kashmir Range.

Pani has replaced Munir Khan.

Prior to his new appointment, Pani was posted as IG, South Kashmir Range.

With this new appointment, the 2000-batch Odia IPS has become the youngest police officer to hold such an important post.

The appointment of Pani has been made after considering his ability in dealing with terrorism.

Pani has also served as the IG of National Investigation Agency (NIA) and IG, Intelligence Bureau (IB).

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