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Kerala Vigilance files FIR against its former chief

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The (VACB) has filed a FIR against its former on charges of misusing his official position and causing a loss of Rs 14 crore to the exchequer while buying as of Ports between 2009 and 2014.

The FIR was filed on Thursday in the It comes after the rejected Thomas' request for voluntary retirement to contest the Lok Sabha election from Chalakudy.

Jacob is facing suspension in the case since December and still has 18 months of service left.

The case against Jacob was earlier dismissed by a court. The latest FIR is based on reports of the VACB as well as the inspection wing of the

Once a blue-eyed boy of Pinarayi Vijayan, Thomas was appointed General of Police-VACB the day Vijayan assumed office in May 2016. However, he was suspended last year on charges of violating the All Service Rules.



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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 17:40 IST