Ex-CBI Chief Alok Verma's Resignation not accepted
The Home Ministry has decided to take action against former CBI boss Alok Verma for not taking charge as Director General, Fire Services after he has been appointed as the chief of the country's premier investigation agency earlier this month.
All retirement benefits of Alok Verma will be put on hold and disciplinary proceedings will be initiated against him for not joining the new posting.
Alok Verma had refused to take charge of Fire Services and quit a day after he has been removed as CBI boss by a high-profile panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Alok Verma said that reiterating his position that he had already retired from the service on July 31, 2017, and was serving the tenure of CBI director. "The undersigned has already crossed the age of 61 years and continued to serve even after his superannuation date as Director, CBI which is a tenure post for a period of two years," Alok Verma wrote in a letter accessed by news agency Press Trust of India.