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Selection panel removes Verma as CBI Director

DNMUM429772 | 1/11/2019 | Author : Sumit Kumar Singh | WC :698 | India

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New Delhi: In an unprecedented move, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Kumar Verma was removed from the post on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty and made the Directorate General of Fire Services.
Verma was restored as the CBI chief two days ago with clipped wings following a Supreme Court order. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has now posted Verma as DG, Fire Services, Civil Defence, and Home Guards and made M Nageshwar Rao interim CBI chief.
The decision to remove Verma was taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed high-powered select committee after a 2 hour-long meeting at his residence. The select committee comprised PM Modi, CJI nominee Justice AK Sikri and leader of the single la
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