Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jun 23:
Senior Odisha cadre IPS officer Yashwant Jethwa, now posted as Inspector General (IG) of the South-Western range at Koraput, has been posted as IG in the Special Protection Group (SPG), the elite force raised for the protection of VVIPs like the Prime Minister and President.
A notification in this regard was issued by the Union Home Ministry today.
As IG of the south-western range, Jethwa had a good track record in containing Maoist extremism in south Odisha and bringing many Maoists back to the mainstream of society.