24 IPS officers tainted in Bihar: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 22:29

Patna: The Bihar government on Wednesday admitted
that as many as 24 officers of Indian Police Services
(IPS) in the state are tainted and are facing various charges.

"As many as 24 IPS officials posted in the state were
tainted and facing various charges," state water resources
minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary informed the legislative
council in reply to a question by CPI(M) member Kedarnath
Pandey.

The state government has sought explanation from eight
IPS officials, while explanation from nine other IPS officials
have been received and are being examined, he said.

Once the probe against these tainted IPS officials
gets complete, a report will be sent to the Union Public
Service Commission (UPSC) and the union home ministry for
necessary action against them, he said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 22:29
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