Modi govt gave sanctions to prosecute 23 IAS, 4 IPS officers in corruption cases

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New Delhi : During last five years, i.e. May, 2014 to May, 2019 Sanction for Prosecution, under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, was granted against 23 officers of Indian Administrative Service and 4 officers of Indian Police Service.

After obtaining sanction of the Central Government, the State Government / Investigating Agency files the charge-sheets to prosecute the accused IAS / IPS officer before the Court of Law.

Recoveries are made from the officers in accordance with the decision of the Court of Law.

During last five years, two officers of Indian Administrative Service have been dismissed on corruption charges, and nine officers of Indian Police Service have been suspended.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.