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Major reshuffle in CBI after Alok Verma resumes charge

ANI  |  New Delhi (India) 

The (CBI) underwent another reshuffle among its top ranks and files on Thursday, a day after resumed charge as and nullified almost all transfer orders made by the interim M.

According to sources, five officers, namely Joint (JD) Ajay Bhatnagar, (DIG) MK Sinha, DIG Tarun Gauba, JD Murugesan, and General (ADG) AK Sharma were transferred.

will continue as Deputy Director, Administration, Headquarters and KR Chaurasia will head Special Unit-I (the unit which carries surveillance), the source added.

Bhatnagar, (JD) of (MDMA) and North East Zone was given additional charge of Training.

Furthermore, MK Sinha, DIG was given the responsibility of (AC-I) along with Bank Security and Fraud Cell. Sinha was supervising a probe against CBI

DIG, Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) Chandigarh has been given additional charge of Anti Corruption Unit -III.

CBI V Murugesan, AC II will also supervise AC III and AK Sharma will supervise AC -I.

On the midnight of October 23, 2018, the had sent Verma along with Rakesh Asthana, Number two in the CBI, on leave in the wake of their bitter fight.

Verma had challenged the government's order in the which on Tuesday directed that he be reinstated as the CBI but barred him from taking any major policy decisions.


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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 20:15 IST