Vartika Katiyar, a native of Uttar Pradesh and an officer of the 2010 batch took over as the Superintendent of Police of Kodagu on Tuesday. Vartika had earlier served at Gokak in Belagum as a probationary officer.
Vartika’s husband Nithin Katiyar is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and is currently posted at the Indian Consulate in Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple have a nine-month old child.
The out going SP M.N. Anucheth handed over charge to the incumbent in the SP’s chamber in Madikeri. Anucheth has proceeded to Chitradurga as its new Superintendent of Police. Speaking to the media Anucheth said that he was happy with his tenure in Kodagu and was looking forward to his new posting with interest.