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Interim CBI head Nageshwar Rao revokes transfer orders passed by Alok Verma

Verma, after being reinstated by the Supreme Court on January 8, had undone all the transfers done by Rao

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Alok Verma
Alok Verma

Interim CBI M has reverted all transfer decisions taken by his ousted predecessor restoring the position of officials as on January 8, officials said.

Verma, after being reinstated by the on January 8, had undone all the transfers done by Rao. He had also appointed a new to probe the case against Special

A high-powered committee comprising Narendra Modi, Justice A K Sikri and of in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge had transferred Verma out of the CBI in a split verdict Thursday.

The gave the charge of the agency to who was also in charge for 77 days when Verma and his deputy Asthana were on forced leave.

The had stopped Rao from taking any major policy decisions. However, no such condition applies on his present tenure.

Rao had taken charge of the agency at 9 pm Thursday, a said in a statement Friday.

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 14:25 IST
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