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NIPER registrar Waraich suspended

Press Trust of India  |  Mohali 

The of the and Research (NIPER), Mohali, PJP Singh Waraich, has been placed under suspension, a statement said.

"The of NIPER is kept under suspension till the outcome of the departmental proceedings on certain charges," a press statement issued by NIPER said here today.

However, the details of the charges and complaints made against Waraich were not mentioned in the press statement.

Prof has been appointed as the officiating of the institute till further orders, it said.

Garg will be the of NIPER ever since its inception over two decades back.

It was learnt from sources that there were multiple complaints against him, on the basis of which he was placed under suspension and charge sheet served upon him.

In February, 2016, the CBI had also booked Waraich, NIPER's then officiating and eight other functionaries of the institute on charges of corruption, cheating, forgery, criminal breach of trust and criminal conspiracy in a multi-crore scam.

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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 00:20 IST