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SC rejects PIL against appointing Asthana as DG for civil aviation security

The government on January 18, however, appointed Asthana as director of BCAS, India's regulatory authority for civil aviation security

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rakesh Asthana
File photo of Rakesh Asthana

The Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging the appointment of former CBI special as general of the (BCAS).

A bench headed by refused to entertain the plea filed by M L Sharma challenging Asthana's appointment in

The on January 11 had refused to quash the FIR lodged against Asthana on bribery allegations and set a 10-week deadline to complete the investigation.

The government on January 18, however, appointed Asthana as of BCAS, India's regulatory authority for civil aviation security.

First Published: Thu, January 31 2019. 11:25 IST
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