The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), New Delhi district and spokesperson of Delhi Police, Madhur Verma was transferred to Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday.
The order released by Union Ministry of Home Affairs said Madhur Verma ‘stands relieved’ with effect from July 11 to join his new posting.
The face of Delhi Police on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, 2005 batch IPS officer, Verma has served as the DCP, North district as well as in the Crime Branch and presently was posted as DCP, New Delhi district.
During Verma’s tenure as DCP, North, the Delhi Police had moved an application urging the Juvenile Justice Board to treat a 17-year-old, accused of running over a 32-year-old marketing executive while driving his father’s Mercedes as an adult under the new provisions of the law.
Verma was involved in solving the sensational 2014 case in which a woman, working with a Gurgaon firm, was allegedly raped by an Uber cab driver.
Verma was also involved in investigating the case in which AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was arrested for allegedly conspiring with middlemen Sukesh Chandrasekhar and others to bribe unidentified Election Commission officials to get the two leaves symbol for Sasikala-led AIADMK faction.
He has also been the face of Delhi Police on Twitter and is one of the few officers’ who was active on the blogging platform and responsive to people’s grievances.