The Election Commission of India on Sunday suspended Anjani Kumar, Director General of Police Telangana for meeting Congress president Revanth Reddy at his residence after the party leads in the state assembly election.
The DGP is suspended for violation of the Model Code of Conduct and relevant conduct rules.
Kumar can be seen giving Reddy a flower bouquet in the presence of Sanjay Jain, State Police Nodal Officer, Telangana and Mahesh Bhagwat, Nodal (Expenditure).
According to reports, Rajiv Ratan will replace Kumar as the DGP as the state gears up for a swearing ceremony.
Reddy’s swearing-in ceremony will be held on Monday at the LB Stadium in Hyderabad.