Parminder Singh Bhandal takes charge as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law & Order) of Amritsar

Parminder Singh Bhandal takes charge as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law & Order) of Amritsar

Parminder Singh Bhandal on Friday joined as the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) of Amritsar (City) after his promotion.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, February 19

Parminder Singh Bhandal on Friday joined as the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) of Amritsar (City) after his promotion. He was earlier posted as the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) here.

He took over the charge after DCP Jagmohan Singh was transferred to Jalandhar. While taking over the charge, he said maintaining law and order would be his top priority.

An Arjuna awardee, Bhandal was an international basket ball player and represented India. He was awarded with Maharaja Ranjit Singh award in 1987. He was conferred Arjuna award in 2001.

He joined the Punjab Police as an Assistant Sub-Inspector in 1990. Earlier, he was deployed at Sports Centre Jalandhar from 1990 to 2005. He remained at different positions, including Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Jalandhar, ADCP (Traffic) Jalandhar, Superintendent of Police Phagwara, Superintendent of Police (City) Mohali, Superintendent of Police Ropar, Superintendent of Police (D) Jalandhar, and ADCP (Traffic Amritsar. Bhandal’s father was an ex-serviceman while his two daughters were also national-level tennis players.

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