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IPS Officer Who Probed Ishrat Jahan Encounter Dismissed. HC Stays Order Till September 19

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New Delhi: Satish Chandra Verma, a senior IPS officer who had assisted the CBI in its investigation into the alleged pretend encounter case of Ishrat Jahan in Gujarat, was dismissed from the service on August 30, a month earlier than his scheduled retirement on September 30, officers stated on Tuesday.

Nonetheless, the Delhi Excessive Courtroom whereas listening to a plea by Verma directed the Union Residence Ministry to not implement the dismissal order until September 19 in order that the 1986-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer may strategy a better court docket to get reduction, they stated.

If the dismissal of Verma comes into impact, he is not going to be entitled to pension and different advantages.

The senior police officer was final posted as inspector common with the Central Reserve Police Pressure (CRPF) in Tamil Nadu, the officers stated.

Verma has moved the Supreme Courtroom after the Delhi Excessive Courtroom allowed the house ministry to take motion in opposition to him within the wake of a departmental inquiry that proved the fees in opposition to him, together with interacting “with public media” when he was chief vigilance officer of the North Jap Electrical Energy Company, Shillong.

Whereas passing its remaining order, the excessive court docket had on August 30 stated that the disciplinary proceedings in opposition to Verma shall not be carried out with out the court docket’s permission whether it is prejudicial to him.

Following this order, the central authorities once more moved the excessive court docket searching for its permission to impose the disciplinary motion to dismiss Verma from service.

Allowing the Centre to implement the order, a division bench of the excessive court docket stated, “It’s directed that the order shall not be carried out until September 19, 2022, to allow the petitioner to avail of his cures in accordance with legislation in opposition to the order of dismissal.” Subsequently, Verma has approached the Supreme Courtroom that’s but to listen to the case.

Verma had probed the Ishrat Jahan case between April 2010 and October 2011 and on the premise of his investigation report {that a} Particular Investigation Workforce had held that the encounter was “pretend”.

The Gujarat Excessive Courtroom later directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the case and avail Verma’s providers.


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