Alok Verma, who was removed from the post as CBI Chief by the selection committee claims that he was transferred on the basis of false, unsubstantiated and frivolous allegations.
Earlier on Thursday, the selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed Alok Verma from the post on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty.
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In response to this issue, Verma said that “The CBI must function without external influences.. I have aimed to uphold the integrity of the premier investigationg agency while there were attempts to destroy it… One can make that out from the orders the central government and the CVC gave on 23 October 2018… They were without jurisdiction,”
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Now he has been posted as Director General,Fire Services ,Civil Defence and Home Guards under the Union Home Ministry and M Nageshwar Rao will be in Verma’s post. Verma’s two-year tenure was about to end on January 31.