Y C Modi takes charge as DG NIA

 

Yogesh Chander Modi, who was part of a Supreme Court-appointed team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riots cases, took over as NIA chief. Modi is a 1984 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre. He will hold the post till his superannuation on May 31, 2021.

Modi takes over the NIA at a time when it is probing the funding of separatists and stone-pelters in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan-based terrorist groups.