Arun Bothra promoted to ADG rank with 2 other IPS officers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday promoted Senior IPS officer Arun Bothra to the rank of Additional Director General (ADG) of Police.

Two other IPS officers-Sanjay Singh and Sunita Kakran- have also been promoted to the ADG rank. All the three IPS officers are of 1996 batch. The notification said the new promotions will be effective from January 1, 2021.

Bothra is in the news for heading the SIT in Paree case of Nayagarh. The senior IPS officer had also dealt with the cases of Sarathi Baba and Sura Baba.

Senior IPS officer Arun Bothra had used his acumen to nab the Patnagarh parcel bomb accused, Punjilal Meher. While IPS Sunita Kakran is presently on central deputation, Bothra is serving as CMD of OSRTC.