Subscribe
We deliver the northeast

Former Assam IGP Anurag Tankha passes away due to cancer

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

GUWAHATI: Former Assam Inspector General Police (IGP) Anurag Tankha passed away on Monday after a prolonged battle with cancer.

Taking to Twitter, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma condoled the death of  the1995 batch of IPS and a IIT-Delhi alumnus.

ALSO READ: Batha returned to jungles with 30 men & sophisticated weapons, confirms Assam Police

“I’m deeply saddened by the demise of distinguished senior IPS officer Anurag Tankha (Assam cadre) after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was on deputation to Bureau of Police Research and Development as IG. My prayers for his moksha and condolences to his family members”. said the Chief Minister.

Tankha was last posted in Delhi. He was serving in Assam for a period of around 19 years.

Support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism:

Support us

Download InsideNE App

Follow us on Facebook

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Leave A Reply