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Cut pension from corrupt officials: Munda

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Munda's direction came against former executive magistrate Chandradeo Sharma after he was found guilty by a departmental probe for allegedly accepting Rs 1,500 as 'bribe' in 2001, according to an official release here.

The five per cent amount would be deducted from his pension every month for five years, the release said.

Munda also issued directions to cut five per cent from the pension of former district supply officer Ganesh Shankar Singh for allegedly failing to get a proper ration card survey done during his tenure, the release said.

  

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In a clear message that Jharkhand government would recover money from "under-performing" and "corrupt" officials even after retirement, Chief Minister Arjun Munda today ordered a five per cent cut in the pension of two retired officials.

Munda's direction came against former executive magistrate Chandradeo Sharma after he was found guilty by a departmental probe for allegedly accepting Rs 1,500 as 'bribe' in 2001, according to an official release here.

The five per cent amount would be deducted from his pension every month for five years, the release said.

Munda also issued directions to cut five per cent from the pension of former district supply officer Ganesh Shankar Singh for allegedly failing to get a proper ration card survey done during his tenure, the release said.

  
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