Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Taliakhum John Longkumer, on Wednesday, took charge as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Nagaland.
Longkumer is an IPS officer of 1991 batch. He succeeded DGP Rupin Sharma.
The DGP, upon his arrival, was accorded the Guard of Honor at the Police Head Quarter (PHQ), Kohima.
#Chhattisgarh CM Dr. Raman Singh met newly-appointed #Nagaland DGP Mr. T.J. Longkumer at his official residence. The CM congratulated him on his new posting and wished him a bright future.— WeTheNagas (@WeTheNagas) June 26, 2018
T.J. Longkumer arrived in #Dimapur today to take up his new responsibility in Nagaland. pic.twitter.com/IG1UxBMeR1
A press release from the PRO, PHQ, Kohima said after assuming charge, the DGP interacted with senior officers of PHQ, wherein he assured that he would uphold the office of the DGP with dignity and pride and strive towards working as a team. The DGP also said that he was happy to be home.