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No relief for suspended IPS officer GP Singh, HC refuses to grant interim relief

No relief for suspended IPS officer GP Singh, HC refuses to grant interim relief

Raipur: Chhattisgarh
High court has refused to grant interim relief to suspended IPS officer GP Singh.

In addition, a reply
has been sought from the state government in 4 weeks. IPS Singh had moved the
High Court with a prayer to grant interim relief challenging the FIR registered
against him in the disproportionate assets case.

The matter was heard before
the bench of Justice Rajani Dubey. IPS GP Singh through his advocate Ashutosh
Pandey has presented a new petition in the High Court. Challenging the
disproportionate assets case against him, he has said that the government has
not followed the legal process before the FIR and the criminal case should be
quashed.

His counsel argued in the
court that it is necessary to take permission from the General Administration
Department before the FIR as per relevant law. In the RTI it was revealed that the
procedure had not been followed before taking action. Therefore, the FIR needs
to be quashed.

He added that that GP
Singh has served in the post of IPS for 19 years. During this, the state
government appreciated his excellent work and many awards were also given to
him. He has questioned that the officers who were continuously doing better
work. The same officer was suddenly made an accused of corruption.

After this hearing on
this matter on November 17, the bench of Justice Rajani Dubey had reserved the
decision. 

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