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Vineeth will be given appropriate job: Kerala Sports Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

: footballer C K Vineeth, who lost his central job, due to lack of attendance, will be given an appropriate posting, Sports Minister A C Moideen today said.

Vineeth, who services from the Accountant General's Office here were terminated owing to lack of attendance, the minister personally and sought employment.

The player later told a television channel that he was awaiting the government's decision.

In the order issued by the AG's Office it has been stated that Vineeth's services had been terminated with effect from May 7, 2016 under Rule 5 of central civil services (temporary service) rules, and consolidated instructions on probation/confirmation in central services.

Moideen and Leader of Opposition in the Ramesh Chennithala had written to the Comptroller and Auditor General of to reconsider the decision to terminate his service, but to no avail.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 19:57 IST