VIJAYAWADA: Nanduri Sambasiva Rao retired from the post of Andhra Pradesh director general of police at a grand ceremony in Mangalagiri 6th battalion parade grounds here on Sunday morning. Mannam Malakondaiah has taken over as the head of the state police force.
Dr M. Malakondaiah, a 1985 batch IPS officer, was appointed Director-General of Police of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, replacing Mr N. Sambasiva Rao. Dr Mala kondaiah will take charge on Monday.
Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar released the order on Dr Malakondaiah’s appointment. Following this, he called on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Dr Malakondaiah was born on July 1, 1958, in Prakasam district and worked as ASP in Mulugu and Warangal Rural. He was SP for Adilabad, Medak and Guntur districts. He was also SP of the vigilance cell, DG of civil supplies, director of ACB, DIG Guntur and Eluru range. Before his appointment as DGP, he was working as MD of APSRTC.