R. Jaya Lakshmi assumed charge as Superintendent of Police of Krishna district on Monday. She took charge from her predecessor P.V.S. Ramakrishna, who has been transferred as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Hyderabad.

A 2006 batch IPS officer, Ms. Jaya Lakshmi worked as Assistant Superintendent of Police, Kadapa. She was promoted as Krishna district SP.

The ASP, DSPs of various divisions, CIs and other officials met the new SP at her office on Monday.