Indian Police Service (IPS) officer P Doungel has been appointed as the new director general of police (DGP), Manipur. 

Doungel has been ‘allowed’ to hold the charge of Manipur DGP with immediate effect by the Governor. 

P Doungel, a 1987-batch IPS officer, is currently serving as the DG (Prisons). 

“The Governor of Manipur is pleased to allow Shri P Doungel, IPS… to also hold charge of Director General of Police, Manipur and Head of Police Force with immediate effect and until further orders in public interest,” an order stated. 

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Notably, Doungel’s predecessor – LM Khaute – on Friday, took voluntary retirement from the services. 

Doungel is a former Mr India and also the patron of the All Manipur Body Builders Association (AMBBA).


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