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IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin to seek legal remedy against EC’s order
Karnataka

IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin to seek legal remedy against EC’s order

Agency News

Bengaluru, Apr 27 : Karnataka Cadre IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin, who had been suspended for checking a helicopter in which Prime Minister had flied for electioneering, is seeking legal remedy against Election Commission order to the Karnataka Government to take disciplinary action against him.

EC had kept Mohsin under suspension pending inquiry and later revoked its order but ordered the Karnataka Government to take disciplinary action. In a statement, Mohammed Mohsin said that the Election Commission had revoked the suspension, it had slapped on him earlier, however had recommended the State government to initiate disciplinary action for the alleged violation of rules for having responsible for the checking of the Prime Minister’s chopper.

Mr Mohsin assumed charge as the Secretary, Department of the Social Welfare, immediately after revocation of the suspension from the Election Commission. The estranged IAS officer, earlier had questioned the EC’s decision for suspending him at the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), which had quashed the EC’s impugned order on him.

It may be recalled that the 1996 batch IAS officer, while discharging his duties as the General Observer in Sambalpur was suspended by the Election Commission on the ground that he had not acted with conformity with the EC relating to SPG. UNI