The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has issued an order extending his deputation tenure for a further period of one year from September 4, 2023 to September 3, 2024.
Mohit Gupta is a 2006-batch IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre. He was promoted to DIG, CBI in August 2021. He has served in the CBI in various capacities, including as the investigating officer in several high-profile cases.
The order extending his tenure does not specify the reasons for the extension. However, it is likely that the government is satisfied with his performance in the CBI.
Mohit Gupta is a highly qualified and experienced officer. He holds a Master’s degree in Law from the National Law University, Delhi. He is also a recipient of the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry.
The extension of his tenure is a positive development. It shows that the government is committed to providing stability and continuity in the leadership of the CBI. This is important for the effective functioning of the CBI.
Here are some of the cases that Mohit Gupta has investigated as DIG, CBI:
The Moin Qureshi money laundering case
The Vyapam scam
The Pathankot airbase attack case
The Kathua rape and murder case
Mohit Gupta has also been involved in the investigation of several other high-profile cases. He is a respected officer with a proven track record of success. His extension is a welcome move.