M.T. Ganesamoorthy, Deputy Inspector General of Police, assumed office as DIG Coimbatore on Saturday. His earlier posting was DIG, Vellore. He was conferred the Indian Police Service in 1998. He had served as Superintendent of Police in Sivaganga, Tiruvarur, Tiruvannamalai and Dharmapuri. He told journalists that his priority would be maintaining law and order.