Remarks on cop can't be expunged: HC

CAT had earlier dismissed his plea seeking to expunge the remarks against him in the VACB report

Published: 05th November 2013 12:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th November 2013 12:24 PM   |  A+A-

The Kerala High Court on Monday declined to expunge remarks made by the Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau(VACB) that some police officers working in Chengannur police station had an unholy nexus with the sand mafia operating in Alappuzha.

A Division Bench comprising Justice Thottathil B Radhakrishanan and Justice Babu Mathew P Thomas passed the order while dismissing a petition filed by Constable Anwar Sadath, who has been transferred to Mannanchery from Chengannur police station, seeking to expunge the remarks. He was transferred as part of disciplinary proceedings initiated on the basis of VACB report.The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) had earlier dismissed his plea seeking to expunge the remarks against him in VACB report. The VACB  had submitted that Anwar Sadath, along with several other policemen in Alappuzha, was functioning as an agent of the sand, red earth and clay mafia.




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