Senior officer C Easwaramurthy on Saturday took over as the chief of intelligence of the Tamil Nadu police.
Presently Inspector-General of Police and Additional Commissioner of Police of Central Crime Branch (CCB), Easwaramurthy took over from K N Satyamurthy who is retiring.
A press release said Easwaramurthy will hold additional charge of ADGP Intelligence, Chennai and Additional Commissioner of Police, CCB, until further orders.
Easwaramurthi probed the suicide of Kerala student Fatima in the IIT student hostel in November last year. He also had a stint in the CBI.