No proof of corruption against Alok Verma, selection panel acted hastily, says retd SC judge who oversaw CVC probe against ex-CBI chief
Saturday, 12 January 2019 () Retired Supreme Court judge AK Patnaik, who was supervising the CVC enquiry into graft charges levelled against Alok Verma, said that there was no evidence against him. He also said that the decision of the Narendra Modi-led selection committee to remove Verma as CBI Director was hasty.
Alok Verma was ousted from his charge as the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation following a high-level meeting at PMO, comprising of PM Modi, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge and Chief Justice of India (CJI) nominated Justice Sikri. Mallikarjun Kharge said that the action was taken...
Justice Sikri, the second senior-most judge in the apex court after Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was part of the three-member panel along with Prime... Rediff.com - IndiaAlso reported by •IndiaTimes
The Central Vigilance Commission will soon write to the government recommending a departmental inquiry and a criminal investigation against Alok Verma by the CBI... IndiaTimes - IndiaAlso reported by •Firstpost