DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav Biography

DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav is one of India’s most esteemed police officers and a decorated Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer. DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav is known for his active involvement in fighting against terrorism, cybercrime, and organized crime. 

He was born on  9th July 1971 in Amritsar and completed his graduation from Allahabad University. His commitment to justice and law enforcement has earned him numerous awards for bravery, service, and dedication to duty. He is also highly respected among other IPS officers nationwide for his contributions to law enforcement operations across India. In short, DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav is an exemplary police officer who has set a benchmark of excellence in all aspects of Police Duty.

Full NameSanjeev Kumar Yadav
Full Name in Hindiसंजीव कुमार यादव
ProfessionIndian Police Services (IPS) DCP, Special Cell, Delhi Police
Age52 years
Date of Birth9th July 1971
Mother TongueHindi
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth Place/ Home TownAmritsar, Punjab
Current AddressDelhi, India
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Sanjeev Kumar Yadav Education

Sanjeev Kumar Yadav did his graduation from Allahabad university and his masters from Guru Nanak Dev University. 

School Not Know 
College Graduation: Allahabad University
Masters: Guru Nanak Dev University
Degree/Graduation Post Graduation In Police Administration
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Sanjeev Kumar Yadav Wife, Family

Sanjeev Kumar Yadav is married to TV news anchor Shobhna Yadav, and the couple has two children, a boy, and a girl. The information regarding Sanjeev Kumar Yadav’s parents is not public, and the same goes for his siblings.

DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav with his Wife (Shobhna Yadav)
DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav with his Wife (Shobhna Yadav)
Parent’s NameFather: NA

Mother: NA
SiblingsNot Known
SpouseShobhna Yadav
ChildrenA daughter and a son
Relationship StatusMarried
Sanjeev Kumar Yadav Wife and Family

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Sanjeev Kumar Yadav Career, Awards, and Cases

DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav is an exceptionally decorated Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. He has earned numerous awards and medals in recognition of his bravery, heroism, patriotism, and exemplary dedication to duty.

He has received the President’s Gallantry Medal(Highest Honour in Police) 11 times, the most times anyone has ever received. He was also awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his contribution towards the service by the then president Kovind. DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav has an impressive record for successful convictions in terror-related cases. Out of the 44 cases that he has been involved in, 32 have reached a judgment in his favor.

Also, he won a bronze medal in 25 Meter rapid-fire pistol master men’s competition in the 65th National Shooting Championship in Bhopal. He also is Bronze Medalist World Shooting Championship, in 2019 and  Indian Shooting Team Silver Medalist SAF Games, in 2019

Here is the list of some of the high-profile cases that were handled by Sanjeev Kumar Yadav:

  • The Delhi serial blast case of 2005:

During an encounter in Srinagar, Indian security forces killed Abu Hujefa, a Pakistani Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist and mastermind of the attack.

  • Batla House encounter of 2008

The Delhi encounter case was well-known, resulting in the death of Atif Ameen, the Indian head of Indian Mujahideen, and Chhota Sajid.

  • Israel Diplomatic car blast of 2012

An explosion in an Israeli diplomatic car occurred in New Delhi, India, leaving one embassy staff member, a local employee, and two people walking injured.

  • IPL spot-fixing case of 2013 

in which Six players of Rajasthan Royals, the IPL team, and 31 other people were arrested in connection with the incident.

Sanjeev Kumar Yadav’s Net Worth and Salary

Sanjeev Kumar Yadav’s Net Worth is not known or not made public.

Net Worth in Indian RupeesNot Known
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Sanjeev Kumar Yadav Salary and Net Worth
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