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Sanvi Dasgupta

Sanvi Dasgupta

Asked on 11 January, 2019

When was Alok Verma sacked as CBI chief?

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Alok Verma was sacked as CBI Chief on January 10, 2019. On January 9, the Supreme Court had reversed Centre's order, which divested him of all powers, and sent him back to work.

Aradhya Malik

Aradhya Malik

Asked on 11 January, 2019

Who took the decision to sack Verma?

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The select panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and including Justice AK Sikri and Mallikarjun Kharge decided to sack Verma. Notably, Kharge was against his ouster.

Trishla Shah

Trishla Shah

Asked on 11 January, 2019

Why was Alok Verma sacked?

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Alok Verma was sacked after the panel took into consideration the findings of CVC. The vigilance body found him guilty on five out of ten cases.

Ajay Dutta

Ajay Dutta

Asked on 11 January, 2019

What is next for Verma?

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Verma has been given the post of Director General of Fire Services. He will stay in office till January 31.

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