Achyut Krishna Kharel was the chief of Nepal Police during the Maoist's Insurgency. He served in Nepal police for 31 years. He was also the captain of Nepal Police Football Team in the late 1970s. From his early days in police, he confronted smugglers and goons in Chitwan and Bhairahawa. He was a star cop during the panchayat era. He dealt with the then Panchayat heavy weights and the Palace. After the restoration of democracy,the Maoist conflict started to create impact in the law and order situation, Kharel had to lead the Police force with limited resources. During his high office at the Police service, Kharel had to work and maneuver through a complex relation between the political parties, palace, bureaucracy and the Royal Nepal Army.