He will be the first Asian to top London

53-year-old assistant commissioner Anil Basu had joined the London Police in 1992. 

London: Indian-origin Anil Kanti Basu is likely to become the London Police Commissioner. Anil Basu will be the first Asian to reach this milestone. The family of Anil Kanti Basu aka Neel Basu was reunited in the UK six decades ago.

Indian-origin Anil Basu is expected to become London’s first woman police commissioner after Cressida Dec’s resignation. According to British media reports, Anil Basu is a strong contender for this post. Anil Basu is presently the Assistant Commissioner.

Anil Basu’s family moved from Kolkata to London six decades ago. His father was a surgeon. Anil Basu was born in 1968. Anil Basu joined the police in 1992. He was appointed chief of the Special Anti-Terrorism Unit a decade ago.

Later he became the Director of Police Training College. Two years ago he was appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police in London. Anil Basu, 53, has a stellar record as a police officer and is likely to be elected as the new police commissioner.