Arun Kumar (IPS) Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family Biography & More.

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Education: M.Tech, C.M Science College, Darbhanga
Age: 59
Hometown: Darbhanga, Bihar

IPS Arun Kumar Gupta

ProfessionIPS Officer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Awards, Honours, Achievements • President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (05/04/00)
• President’s Medal for Meritorious Service (26/01/03)
• President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (15/08/09)
• Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak (15/02/17)
Personal Life
Date of Birth14th June 1961 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2020)59 Years
Zodiac signGemini
HometownDarbhanga, Bihar
College/UniversityC.M Science College, Darbhanga
Educational QualificationM.Tech
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenName Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
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Money Factor
Salary (approx.)2,05,400 INR (as per level 16 pay scale)

Arun Kumar DG RPF

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arun Kumar

  • Arun Kumar was is a 1985-batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He is currently posted as Director-General of Railway Protection Force (RPF) in New Delhi and will remain posted for a period up to his retirement on 30th June 2021, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

    DG RPF Arun Kumar

    IPS Arun Kumar being welcomed on joining office as DG RPF

  • He has worked in a number of superior positions including UP Police, CBI, CRPF and BSF.
    CRPF DG Arun Kumar
  • He got senior scale in 1989, and selection grade in 1998. Thereafter, he was elevated to DIG rank in 2001, to IG rank in 2006, to UP ADG in 2012, and ultimately to the highest-ranked police post, Director-General of Police (DG) of Uttar Pradesh, in 2016.
    IPS Arun Kumar
  • Supercop Arun Kumar encouraged policemen to always behave properly towards the public, he, maintained visitor’s registers in police stations and police offices. There used to be a column in the register for comments on how were they treated by the police. Strict action was taken against the concerned policeman if any visitor’s complaint proved to be true.
    1985-batch IPS Arun Kumar
  • It was his idea to form the first Special Task Force (STF) of India in 1998.
  • Serving as DIG CBI was head of the team that investigated into the controversial 2004 Telgi Fake Stamp Scam case of 32000 crores.
    Telgi Scam
  • During his tenure as the DIG CBI, he investigated the 2006 Nithari Killings case, and then the 2008 Aarushi Talwar Murder Case.

    Nithari Killings

    Nithari Killings convicts Pandher and Koli

  • As the ADG Uttar Pradesh, he managed the security and constrained the 2013 Muzaffarnagar Hindu-Muslim riots. He was also the first officer to investigate the riots.

    Muzaffarnagar Riots 2013

    IPS Arun Kumar with his police team patrolling in the streets of Muzzafarnagar amid the Hindu-Muslim riots in 2013

  • In 2005, Indian film director Kabir Kaushik released a thriller movie “Sehar,” inspired by the real-life incidents of IPS Arun Kumar, while he was posted as SSP Lucknow. Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi played the lead role of Arun Kumar in the movie.
    Seher Arshad Warsi
  • Another Bollywood film “Talvar” released in 2005, starring Irrfan Khan who played & portrayed the role of then CBI Joint Director Arun Kumar’s role in the investigation of 2008 Noida Double Murder Case.