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Nageswara Rao again takes over CBI Director's duties

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A day after the removal of Alok Verma, M. on Friday again took charge of the office of the (CBI) Director, said.

Rao, a 1986-batch Odisha cadre officer, took charge in pursuance of an order of the and Training issued a day earlier.

Rao was first given charge as after the on October 23 sent Verma on leave divesting him of his powers along with Special following a bitter spat between them alleging each other's involvement in corruption.

Rao has been again given the charge after Verma was on Thursday removed from the post within 48 hours after rejoining as Director.

A 2-1 decision by a headed by with its other two members being of and on Thursday decided to ease out Verma from the post of Director.



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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 12:58 IST