Alok Verma Ousted As CBI Chief by PM Modi-led Panel
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A day after CBI Director Alok Verma resumed office on Supreme Court’s order, a PM Narendra Modi-chaired committee has transferred him as Director General, fire services. The committee included Supreme Court judge AK Sikri and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge. Reports said that the panel found charges of corruption against Verma to be true, which was opposed by Kharge.
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Alok Verma has been removed as the CBI director by the PM Modi-led High Power Committee, which included Justice AK Sikri and leader of opposition in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge.A day after resuming office, CBI Director Alok Verma had ordered the transfer of five more CBI officers on Thursday, 10 January.
Suspended DSP Devender Kumar has approached the Delhi High Court against Verma’s decision to reverse transfer of officers.Alok Verma removed as CBI director by PM Modi-led High Power CommitteeCBI Director Alok Verma ordered the transfer of five more CBI officers on Thursday, 10 JanuaryThe High Power Committee was ordered to act within a week to consider Alok Verma’s case.
Alok Verma’s two-year tenure ends on 31 JanuaryVerma had been stripped of his powers, functions and duties on 23 October 2018CVC did not sufficient material to probe the allegations, Kharge said, according to reports.According to Kharge’s dissent note, out of ten allegations against Verma, six were found to be unsubstantiated or false by the CVC. Four allegations were found to be in need of further investigation, as an inconclusive finding was arrived at.