Imphal: LM Khaute, the Director-General of Police (DGP) Manipur, on Friday, took voluntary retirement from the Indian Police Services (IPS).
In December 2015, Khaute was appointed as the DGP of Manipur.
Before his appointment to the top post of the Manipur police department, Khaute, a Manipur Tripura 1985 batch IPS Officer, was holding the post of Additional DGP (law and order).
An order issued by the state government on November 2 stated, “Under rule 16(2) of All India Service (Death-Cum Retirement Benefits) Rules, 1958, the governor of Manipur is pleased to allow LM Khaute, IPS to retire from the Indian Police Services(IPS) voluntarily with effect from December 10, 2021.”
As per reports, Khaute is likely to contest the upcoming 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly elections, due early next year from Churachandpur (ST) assembly constituency.
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