Mumbai Police Chief Sanjay Barve was on Friday given a three-month expansion in service by Centre for the second successive time, as per the order of a Personal Ministry. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet is driven by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has affirmed extension in his service for an advance period of three months beyond November 30, 2019, it said.

Take a look at the letter authorized by S. Basu, Union Secretary and Shri Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Barve had taken over as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on February 28 this year. He was to complete his extended tenure on Saturday. The 1987-batch IPS officer of Maharashtra cadre was in August given a three-month expansion, ahead of Assembly polls in October this year.