Hubballi: IPS officer BS Nemagoud has been appointed as the Gadag district’s new superintendent of police. Nemagoud, who served as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Traffic) in the Hubballi-Dharwad police commissionerate, had earned a very good name because of the reforms he brought to reduce traffic congestion and his efforts to reduce the crime rate. He also went to China to study the traffic management systems implemented in Chinese cities.
Twin City residents staged protests when he was transferred from the DCP post; he is known as a people-friendly officer. He was transferred from the commissionerate as the Additional Superintendent of Police for Vijayapura district, and later as DCP (Crime and Traffic) in Hubballi-Dharwad Commissionerate for a brief period.
After that, he served as SP of the Anti-Corruption Bureau’s Northern Range for two and a half years. Nemagoud has been in charge of SP intelligence for two months now. This will be the first district as SP for this people-friendly officer. He will be taking charge as SP Gadag very soon. The present SP of Gadag, Shivaprakash Devaraju transferred as AIGP of CCB Bengaluru.