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After Sacking Of Alok Verma As CBI Chief By Selection Panel, Mallikarjun Kharge Gives Dissent Note. Read Here

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • The selection panel headed by PM Narendra Modi sacked Alok Verma as the CBI chief on Thursday
  •  Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has given a six-page long dissent note on it.  He was a  part of the three-member selection panel

After the selection panel headed by PM Narendra Modi sacked Alok Verma as the CBI chief on Thursday, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge   has given a six-page long dissent note on it.  He was a  part of the three-member selection panel.

In the note, he has listed the allegations against Alok Verma vis-a-vis the CVC findings. He had demanded that not only Verma be reinstated by the panel but also that he should be given extra 77 days long tenure. 

He also demanded an independent investigation into his removal based on the earlier order which was passed on October 23. 

He has also called the removal a conspiracy by the "highest levels in the government"

Below is the dissent note by Kharge:

READ | From PM To Justice Sekri, Top Sources Break Down The Stand Of The Committee On CBI Director Alok Verma

CBI chief Alok Verma has been shunted out on Thursday by the selection committee. He has been made the Director General of Fire Services.

The selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met for the second time on Thursday, January 10 to decide the fate of CBI Director Alok Verma who was reinstated by a Supreme Court order after he was sent on forced leave by the government.

The meeting went on for two hours earlier on Thursday.  Two members, PM Narendra Modi and Justice Sekri, from the panel were for removing Verma from the panel. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge gave the dissenting note in the panel.

The key allegations against Alok Verma based on the CVC report are:

  1. He received kickbacks of Rs 2 crores, and also found evidence against him in other cases.
  2. He went slow on the probe in the IRCTC case against RJD chief Lalu Yadav and did not conduct raids at his residence, and removed a name from the FIR of the case
  3. The non-production of record, and fabrication of record in cases by Verma
  4. Induction of officers of doubtful integrity into CBI by him
  5. Allegations over the functioning and discharge of his duties as the CBI boss 

READ | CBI To File A Case Of Corruption Against Alok Verma Following The Sacking

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