DIG Kharel quits via FacebookNepal Police Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ramesh Kharel has announced his resignation from his post.
Nepal Police Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ramesh Kharel has announced his resignation from his post.
Kharel took to Facebook to announce his resignation on Wednesday a day after the government promoted DIG Sarbendra Khanal to the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The former government headed by Sher Bahadur Deuba had place Khanal ahead, followed by DIG Pushkar Karki, in its performance evaluation report.
Kharel was in the race for the top post of Nepal Police. In his Facebook post, Kharel wished IGP Khanal a successful tenure and thanked the Nepal Police. The Home Ministry has accepted his resignation.
Several other senior Nepal Police officers retired on Wednesday due to the 30-year service limit enforced in the police force. The retirees include IGP Prakash Aryal and 11 AIGs and eight DIGs of Nepal Police.
Along with outgoing IGP Aryal, AIGs Bam Bahadur Bhandari, Jay Bahadur Chand, Devendra Subedi, Madhav Joshi, Pashupati Uphadhya, Bijaya Lal Kaysatha and Madhu Prasad Pudasaini. Similarly, Kamal Singh Bam, Keshari Raj Ghimire, Mingmar Lama, Madhav Prasad Nepal, Rana Bahadur Chand, Hemanta Pal, Pankaj Shrestha, Bijaya Bhatta also retired on Wednesday.
DIGs Kedarman Singh Bhandrai, Ganesh K C, Ramesh Bhattarai, Govinda Niraula, Puskal Raj Regmi, Pushpa Chandra Ranjit, Romendra Singh Deuja and Sudeep Acharya also retired on Wednesday.
The IGP of Armed Police Force Singha Bahadur Shrestha and AIG, Prakash Ojha also retired on Wednesday. The government on Tuesday promoted Khanal to the post of Nepal Police IG and Sailendra Khanal as IG of APF.