by Qaisar Mahadi
Mohammed Wazir Ahmed Born on 12th March 1955 at Amruthur Village in Kunigal Taluk of Tumkuru District. He had his early education at Government High school, Amruthur followed by Pre-University education at Government Higher Secondary school, Kunigal. An Alumnus of Bangalore University. He has completed his Master Degree from that university and joined the challenging career of Police force during the year 1980 as probationary Deputy Superintendent of Police.
He held the position of Deputy Superintendent of Police with distinction and worked in places like Madhugiri, Challakere, Chikkabellapur, Kolar & Hospet. After his promotion to the cadre of Superintendent of Police he was drafted for duties to nab the notorious forest brigand Veerappan and he worked in this Special Task Force from 1982-1992. During his stint in this task force he had encounters with the gang of Veerappan and in the process he had the distinction of nabbing many of Veerappan associates of the forest brigand and seizing fire arms etc. During his stint in the special task force he was responsible for seizing loads of Sandalwood from the gang of Veerappan which is having Cores of rupees. As Superintendent of Police COD he had to deal with the murder of a Press Reporter in Mandya district. As a competent police officer known for impartial investigation he is responsible for arrest of sitting MLA in the said murder case and he has been charge sheeted along with his associates.
Sri Mohammed Wazir Ahmed was promoted to IPS in the year 1995 and was posted as SP(Lokayukta) and posted to Bangalore & Chittardurga. During his long service of 34 years as police officer. He worked as S.P. Hassan as long as 3 years and had the rare privilege of earning the goodwill of public on the one hand and respect from his senior officers on the other hand. From the beginning of the service he is in the habit of giving respect and cordial relation with his superior officers of the Department, as well as guiding the sub-ordinate officers. He also worked as Deputy commissioner of Police(Administration) Bangalore City & AIGP (Crime), Bangalore.
During the year 2004, he was promoted and posted as Dy.Inspector General of Police, Directorate of Civil Rights Enforcement, Bangalore. Thereafter he was deployed as Director, Personnel and Environment in KSRTC, Bangalore. Additional Inspector General of Police (Crime) Bangalore, DIG (CRE Cell) Bangalore, DIGP (KSRP), DIGP(Fire Force) Bangalore. In the year 2009 he was promoted as IGP & posted as IGP(CRE cell) Bangalore. As IGP Karnataka Human Rights Commission he had the distinction of undertaking innumerable cases of enquiries relating to Human Rights Violations. He was awarded President’s Gold Medal for his meritorious service from His Excellency, Hon’ble President of India. He has served as IGP North-Eastern Range, Kalaburagi for a period of about 2 ½ Years and he came down heavily on anti social elements, particularly the rowdy sheeters in Kalaburagi Range. Later he was transferred and posted as Inspector General of Police (Training), Bangalore where in he worked there for a period of 10 months and later he was promoted and posted as Additional Director General of Police (Civil Rights Enforcement ) Bangalore.
Sri Mohammed Wazir Ahmed was a voice for the voiceless, oppressed and harassed people of the society. Any oppressed person can simply and frankly walk into the chambers of Sri Mohammed Wazir Ahmed regardless of his position of IGP and put forth their grievances for redressal. It should be told to the credit of this great police officer who had ears to listen to the problems of weaker sections and downtrodden of the society. After completion of 35 years of service in the cause humanity he is laying down office on superannuation on 31st March 2015. On this occasion it is our moral responsibility to salute this great police corp. We are missing his service to the Police Department consequent to his superannuation which is inevitable.
We wish him and his family members a happy and peaceful life. The almighty God be bless him and his family members a good health and cheerful retire life.