Mangalore: New Police Commissioner Manish Karbikar Takes Charge
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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (PS)
Mangalore, Sep 19: As reported in these columns earlier on September 13, Manish Karbikar, a 1998 batch IPS officer who was appointed as the new city police commissioner of Mangalore, took charge of the office on Wednesday September 19.
Interacting with mediapersons, he said that he would prioritize good police-public relationship during his stint.
"The police department works on various dimensions in any city of this country," he added.
A native of Chattisgarh, 39-year-old Manish said he would first familiarise himself with the city. "Every city in the nation is unique and the police department works as per the guidelines of the Indian Constitution and the law of the land," he said.
Earlier, IGP (Western Range) Pratap Reddy welcomed him to the office. He was given a guard of honour at the office premise.
DCP Mutthuraya among others were present.
Professional Experience: Karbikar is an electronics engineering graduate. He had served in BHEL for six months before joining the police department. A 1998 batch IPS, he has served as ASP in Bellary and also in Gadag, Mandya and the Rajbhavan.
Karbikar had also worked as police advisor in the International Peacekeeping Force placed in Sudan, North Africa, for one year. He was SP of crime branch cell, Bangalore, after which he was posted as the SP of Mysore. He has also served as the SP of Gulbarga. He was the DIG (civil rights enforcement), Bangalore prior to taking charge as Mangalore city police commissioner.
Karbikar replaces Seemanth Kumar Singh, who is currently undergoing training in Scotland.