IAS reinstated as "unnatural sex" charges not proved
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has
reinstated IAS officer Gyaneshwar B Patil, who was suspended
for allegedly committing "unnatural sex" with his subordinate
in his office nearly two months ago.
The state government yesterday issued an order for
reinstatement of Patil as the charges levelled against him by
Sikandarabad Village Panchayat secretary Satish Choukse were
not substantiated in the probe conducted by the government,
however, no decision has been taken so far against the new
posting of the 2003 batch IAS officer, officials said here
On the instructions of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh
Chouhan the government had suspended Patil on June 19 as he
was allegedly found in suspicious circumstances with Choukse
at the Zila Panchayat Office here on the night of June 18 and
local TV channels showed half-naked images of the two
employees, clicked in the bathroom.
Later, Choukse alleged that Patil, the then Chief
Executive Officer of Zila Panchayat, had forced him to commit
Expressing happiness, Patil said he had been framed by
some due to vested interests and his reinstatement speaks
about his innocence.