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Who is Hemant Nagrale? Who Take Risk his life to Displace an RDX-filled Bag?

Hemant Nagrale is a newly appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner who has played a vital role in the 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack. Mumbai Police commissioner Parambir Singh has been replaced by Nagrale recently due to the Antlia Bomb Scare case. Check out Hemant Nagrale new Mumbai Police commissioner’s Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Career, Family, and much more.

Completed his higher education in Finance Management after Completing Mechanical Engineering, Hemant Nagrale’s life has many interesting chapters which you don’t know.  He Could have been Settled down with a good corporate job with high-paying salaries.

But he always wants to do something that will be challenging and tough to handle.  To serve the nation to do something for his country, he disliked the job with Sureshot earning and comfort zone.  He left that comfort zone and decided to join IPS to fulfill his dream.  The newly appointed Police Commissioner’s life is full of thrills and lots of work that will feel our pride.  

Hemant Nagrale
Hemant Nagrale

Quick Facts/ Bio

Name: Hemant Nagrale
Full Name: Hemant Kumar Nagrale
Nickname: Hemant
Date of Birth:  1963
Place of Birth: Mumbai
Nationality: Indian
Age: 59 years
Gender: Male
Joined IPS: 1987 IPS batch
Zodiac Sign: N/A
By profession: IPS, DGP in Mumbai Police
Famous for: Replaced RDX-filled bag on 26/11 Mumbai Terror attack.
Medal: President’s Police Medal, Vishesh Seva Padak, Antarik Suraksha Padak


Father’s Name: Not Known
Mother’s Name: Not Known
Wife/Spouse Name: Not Known
Children: Not Known

Educational Qualification

He studied up to the sixth standard in ZP School, Chandrapur District, Maharashtra. After that, Hemant spent the rest of his school life at Patwardhan High School in Nagpur. He completed his  Mechanical Engineering Degree from the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur.   He holds a Master’s degree in Finance Management from Jamunalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, which he did after completing his Mechanical Engineering From  NIT.

School Name:  ZP High School in Bhadarwati
High School: Patwardhan High School in Nagpur
College:  Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology
                   Jamunalal Bajaj Institute of Management  Studies

Degree: Master’s Degree in Finance Management
               Mechanical Engineering Degree

New Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale’s Physical Measurement

Height: 5′ 6″ ( 5 feet 6 inches)
167 cm
1.67 m

Weight: 75 kg
165 lbs

Biceps: 17 inches
Chest: 56 inches

Hemant Nagrale Wiki, Wikipedia, Bio, and Career

He was a 1987-batch Maharashtra cadre IPS officer and chose to do something for his country; he decided to Sit for UPSC early in his career. His skills as an ASP in Rajpura were lauded in the Maoist-infested area of ​​Chandrapura. His performance pleased higher authority to nail down and scatters Maoist-infested areas. 

Hemant Nagrale Takes Charges
Hemant Nagrale Takes Charges

Controlling Solapur Help Acquiring land for Thermal Project 

From 1992 to 1994, Nagrale was the DCP of Solapur. He was the main leader behind the formation of the Solapur Commissionerate. After the Babri Incident in 1992, he played a significant role in controlling the situation and maintaining law and order in Solapur.

His role in acquiring land for the Enron thermal power project during his tenure as police superintendent of Ratnagiri district was commendable. In the late nineties, he also made a good impression as a CBI officer, and his performance was excellent. Later, as the DIG of CBI, he completed the investigation process in several cases, including the Ketan Parekh case, the Madhopura Cooperative Bank case, Harshad Mehta case.

In the past, Nagrale took charge as the Joint Commissioner of Mumbai Police and also took the Additional Commissioner of Mumbai Police for some time. The Home Department praised his role in controlling the ‘Rasta Rkko’ movement.

From May 2016 to July 2017, he served as the Commissioner of Police in Navi Mumbai. At that time, he was the main controller of the movement demanding the preservation of the Marathas. He was promoted to DG in October 2016. Nagrale was in charge of overseeing forensic science laboratories across Maharashtra.

After the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, he rescued injured people and sent them to the hospital. He removed the RDX-filled bag taking the risk of his own life,  lying on the city street and took it to a safe place. After that, he gave the news to the Bomb Disposal Squad. Later, bomb disposal squads disposed of the explosive. 

26-11 Mumbai Attack
26-11 Mumbai Attack

He, along with other 4 police officers,  rescued several injured people from Taj Hotel. Along with senior officers and other office workers, he rescued hundreds of people trapped in the Taj Hotel’s shopping plaza.

After his long IPS career in his life, he becomes the Commissioner of Mumbai Police, In place of Parambir Singh.  Parambir Singh replaced him. The reshuffle comes amid the involvement of Mumbai police officer Sachin Vaze in the Antilia Scare Case.  Sachin Vaze was reinstated by his post by the Police Commissioner,  Param Bir Singh. Vaze was in suspension for 16 years long before the Mumbai Police reinstated him.

Although a large section of Mumbaikars believes, Parambir has to pay the political tug-of-war price over the Ambani’s Antilia Scare case. He has been transferred to the post of DG of the Home Guard.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Sachin Vaze, a Mumbai police encounter specialist, connected with a car bomb scare case in front of Antilia. The Maharashtra government was uneasy about this incident. Because at one time, Shiv Sena was full of praise for Sachin.

Allegedly, Sachin ‘arranged’ the bombing in front of Ambani’s house on the instructions of Parambir. It is believed that the decision to remove Parambir was taken at that meeting to save Mumbai Police’s image.

On February 25, police recovered an olive-colored car packed with explosives from the front of Mukesh Ambani’s Mumbai home in the Antilles. According to the investigation, the car belonged to a car dealer named Mansukh Hirani. Sachin, the investigating officer of the case, used his car a few days ago. Meanwhile, Mansukh’s body was recovered from a pond in Mumbai.

The image of the Mumbai Police has been tarnished in recent incidents. It remains to be seen how much the appointment of the mayor can heal that wound.

Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale’s Social Media Profile

New Mumbai police commissioner’s social media profile is public domain, you can search using google.

Instagram Profile: Instagram Account
Twitter: Twitter Account
Facebook: Facebook Account
Wikipedia: Wikipedia Account

Some lesser-known facts about Hemant Nagrale

  • After that, he completed his Mechanical Engineering and completed his Master’s Degree in Finance Management but later joined IPS.
  • He was a 1987 Maharashtra IPS cadre.
  • He was born in 1963
  • His Age is 59 Now
  • Nagrale pursued BE in the Mechanical field from VNIT, Nagpur, and Completed his master’s degree in Finance Management (JBIMS, Mumbai)
  • He was appointed DCP in Solapur, Where he worked for two years, 1992 to 1994
  • He played the main role in creating the New Commissionerate of Solapur.
  • His role in controlling the ‘Rasta Rkko’ movement was praised in the Home Department.
  • He is currently DGP of Mumbai Police in place of Parambir Singh
  • His Bravery showed to the country when his RDX-filled bag was displaced from the street to the safest place in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

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