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Official suspended for negligence of duties Monday, November 5, 2001
News Source : Times News Network
AHMEDABAD: Mehsana social security officer D P Patel was suspended for negligence of duties and alleged indiscipline by state social justice and prohibition minister Fakirbhai Vaghela. In an official release Vaghela said Patel was spending more time at her hometown of Surat while claiming to be touring villages in Mehsana.
Officials of the department investigated the matter after receiving a complaint and caught Patel red-handed in Surat when she should have been in Jantral village of Vijapur taluka. Patel has also been accused of providing fake travel bills, supplying fake bills to claim house rent allowance and many other financial irregularities.
The release added that Vaghela wants to make such cases into examples for other officials and bring in more sensitivity into the administration.
News Source : The Times of India [India's best Newspaper]