New Delhi | Just a day after being removed as the CBI director Alok Verma on Friday resigned from his service.
Earlier today Verma had refused to take charge as the Director General of the Fire Services. In a letter to the C Chandramouli, Secretary of Department of Personnel and Training, Verma wrote, “Also, it may be noted that the undersigned already superannuated as on January 31, 2017 and was only serving Government as Director, CBI till January 31, 2019, as the same was fixed tenure role. The undersigned is no longer Director, CBI and has already crossed the superannuation age for DG Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards. Accordingly, the undersigned may be deemed as superannuated with effect from today.”
Former CBI Chief Alok Verma in a letter to Secy Dept of Personnel and Training:It may be noted that the undersigned would have already superannuated as on July 31, 2017 and was only serving the Government as Director, CBI till January 3, 2019, as the same was a fixed tenure role. pic.twitter.com/iMRxwWOgUl
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CBI director Alok Verma on Thursday after a marathon meeting of the Select committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed from the high-profile post on the charges of corruption and dereliction of duty making him the first chief in the history of the agency to face such action.