As many as 26 cops, who were working under Crime Detachment Assistant Commissioner, will now be functioning under the inspectors of respective stations.
An order transferring the cops to local stations was issued by City Commissioner A R Ajith Kumar on Friday.
“The shadow police officers were earlier part of the District Head Quarters (DHQ), which comes under the commissioner.
The rest were attached to various stations as it was the only way they could draw their salaries.
Cops with criminal connectionsApprehension regarding the proximity of certain cops with criminal elements and the recent activities, including the raid in the University College Hostel, precipitated the move
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