In a reorganisation of the Police Department, the government on Saturday created new ex-cadre posts of ADGP, State Crime Records Bureau, and ADGP, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB), and posted Anilkant and P. Vijayanand, respectively.

S. Ananthakrishnan has been posted as ADGP, VACB, a press release issued here said.

With Parliament elections imminent, Mr. Chennithala seems to have chosen officers with considerable field experience to the key posts of ADGP, Intelligence, A. Hemachandran; ADGP, South Zone, K. Padmakumar; Inspector-General (IG), Ernakulam Range, M.R. Ajith Kumar; and IG, Thiruvananthapuram Range, Manoj Abraham.

H. Venkatesh, Deputy Inspector-General (DIG), has been posted as Commissioner of Police, Thiruvananthapuram.

P. Vijayan will be in charge of armed police battalions and Student Police Cadets. A.V. George is the new Commissioner of Police, Kozhikode. P.N. Unnirajan is the new Kannur Superintendent of Police (SP).

N. Vijayakumar and K.K. Balachandran have been posted as SP, Law and Order, in Thrissur and Alappuzha, respectively. Putta Vimaladitya is the new SP, Wayanad. H. Manjunath is the new Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Police Headquarters. Vijay Sreekumar is DIG, Training, and A. Sreenivas, SP, Police Headquarters.

Home Department officials said more reshuffles were under way.