States cannot appoint Acting DGP, Supreme Court passes slew of directions

Murali Krishnan July 3 2018
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The Supreme Court today ordered that States cannot appoint acting DGPs. It also ordered that States have to approach UPSC mandatorily, three months before the retirement of incumbent DGP for selection of new DGP.

The slew of directions came to be passed by a Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud in the petitions relating to Police reforms.

The Court heard Attorney General KK Venugopal and advocates Prashant . . .

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