Robin Hibu: First Arunachali to become IPS who now also becomes DGP

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Indian Police Service officer Robin Hibu

Born in a village near the China border in Arunachal Pradesh and brought up in struggles, Robin Hibu has once again created history. He has become the first Arunachali to reach the highest post of ‘Director General’ of the Indian Police Service. 56-year-old Hibu is currently the Special Commissioner in Delhi Police.

Recently, the Home Ministry of the Central Government has approved the promotion of Robin Hibu, a 1993 batch AGMUT cadre officer of the Indian Police Service, to the post of Director General of Police.

Robin Hibu expressed happiness at being promoted to the post of DGP. He said, “I share this happiness with every person of Arunachal Pradesh. The journey from starting from a school in Hong village to becoming an IPS officer and serving in India and being a part of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force during his long service has been incredible.”

Meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein have expressed happiness over the promotion of IPS Robin Hibu.

“IPS Shri Robin Hibu, a resident of Arunachal Pradesh, has achieved many achievements. And now his promotion as DGP, the first officer from the state to achieve this rank, is a pleasant news. Hearty congratulations! Keep serving the country with loyalty and dedication. My best wishes,” Pema Khandu Khandu posted on Facebook.

Deputy CM Chowna Mein said , ” His dedication, commitment, and exemplary service stand as a testament to his devotion to public service and law enforcement.”
“His journey reflects the spirit of perseverance and excellence that will inspire countless young men and women in our state to pursue their dreams and serve our country with honor and integrity,” said the DCM