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Senior IPS Officer Pratap Reddy Seeks Voluntary Retirement Amid Alleged Differences

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Senior IPS Officer Pratap Reddy, currently serving as the Director General of Police (DGP) in the Internal Security Division of Karnataka, has applied for voluntary retirement from service (VRS). The decision, coming months ahead of his scheduled retirement in May, has garnered attention, especially due to reported differences with a senior official. T

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Pratap Reddy’s decision to seek voluntary retirement has raised eyebrows, primarily because it precedes his natural retirement by several months. The move is reportedly linked to alleged differences with one of his senior officials. While the specifics of these differences remain undisclosed, they have been cited as a significant factor in Reddy’s early retirement request.

Reacting to the development, Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara acknowledged Pratap Reddy’s decision, emphasizing that it was a personal choice made by the senior police official. The minister did not elaborate on the nature of the reported differences but assured that he was aware of the reasons behind Pratap Reddy’s step. This response suggests that the decision is being treated as an individual matter rather than a systemic concern within the police force.

Bengaluru Top Cop Opts For Early Retirement Over Alleged Differences With  Senior -

Source: News18

Pratap Reddy, holding a Btech degree, began his career as an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer within the Karnataka cadre. Throughout his tenure, he served in various capacities, including as Superintendent of Police (SP) and in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). His contributions extended to the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Bengaluru and Mumbai. Reddy gained recognition for solving critical cases and received prestigious awards from both the President and Chief Minister for his accomplishments.

Notably, Pratap Reddy’s career has been marked by his expertise in addressing banking and cyber security frauds. His proficiency in these areas contributed significantly to the successful resolution of numerous cases. The senior police official’s commendable track record in tackling complex issues within the realm of banking and cyber security earned him accolades and recognition.

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Source: Kannada Oneindia

In a formal communication, Pratap Reddy has submitted a request to the state’s home ministry, seeking relief from service effective April 30. This timing, just a month ahead of his natural retirement date, adds an element of unexpectedness to the entire situation. The request signals a desire on Pratap Reddy’s part to conclude his service earlier than originally anticipated.


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