Shake-up in CBI: 13 shifted including officer probing Asthana

NEW DELHI: Hours after the CBI chief and his second in command were sent on leave, 13 CBI officials have been transferred. These include another Gujarat cadre IPS officer, AK Sharma.

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, October 24

Hours after the CBI chief and his second in command were sent on leave and a new officer put in charge, 13 CBI officials have been transferred. Those who have been shifted include another Gujarat cadre IPS officer, A K Sharma.

Among others who have been shifted include Dy SP, AK Bassi, Additional SP, S S Gurm, DIG Manish Kumar Sinha, DIG, ACB, Chandigarh, Tarun Gauba, DIGs Jasbir Singh, Sai Manohar, HoZ/JD Chandigarh zone, V Murugesan, HoZ/AC II and Amit Kumar,DIG/HoB.


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Interestingly, Bassi was probing the charges against Asthana while Sai Manohar a trusted aide of Alok Verma has been shunted out to Port Blair.

Meanwhile,  the CBi has clarified that none of its offices have been sealed. ``Its clarified that no office in CBI HQ has been sealed,' a CBI spokesman said. Earlier some reports had surfaced that offices of erstwhile Director Alok Verma and Special director, Rakesh Asthana inside the CBI HQ have been sealed.

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