SM Mushrif is former Inspector General of Police, Maharashtra, most remembered for exposing the Abdul Karim Telgi fake stamp paper scam. He was directly recruited Dy. Superintendent of Police by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission in 1975; and was inducted in the Indian Police Service in 1981. Mr. Mushrif was awarded President's Police Medal for meritorious service in the year 1994. He was also awarded D.G.P.'s insignia for outstanding service and has received many commendations from Senior Officers for excellent performance. He took voluntary retirement in October 2005. Presently he is working for the Implementation of the Right to Information Act, 2005, Eradication of corruption by bringing about systematic changes, Communal harmony and the welfare of farmers and the down trodden.