Tripura’s director general of police (DGP) Akhil Kumar Shukla left the state on Saturday afternoon on a 70-day-long spell of leave.
According to state home department sources DGP Shukla has left but refused to disclose the reason behind the long leave.
Sources said in the absence of Shukla, additional director general of police (Law and Order) Rajiv Singh will hold charge as DGP.
In a major administrative reshuffle last week – a day after the Lok Sabha election results were announced, the Biplab Deb-led BJP government transferred the chief secretary Lalit Kumar Gupta and a large numbers of IAS, IPS and Tripura Civil Service officers.
During and before the recent Lok Sabha elections, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in his public meetings, said that there were “conspirators” within the government and the party and action would be taken against them.