Anuj Sharma is new Kolkata Police chief

Kolkata: In a major reshuffle, Additional Director General of West Bengal Police (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma on Tuesday took charge as the new Kolkata Police Commissioner.

He replaced Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajeev Kumar, a statement issued by the state's Home and Hills Affairs Department said.

Kumar, who served as the city police chief since May 2016, was shifted to the post of Additional Director General of the State CID Department.