Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Wednesday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Gujarat government to desist from "vindictiveness" and revoke a "half-baked" suspension order issued against him.
On October 1, on the recommendation of the Union Home Ministry, the Gujarat government had revoked the suspension of Bhatt, in one of three cases against him. He was suspended on August 8, 2011, when he was posted as the Principal of State Reserve Police (SRP) Training Centre at Sorath Chowky in Junagadh district.
In a letter written to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, Bhatt alleged that with "ulterior motives" the state Home Department had slapped another suspension order on him between the period of receipt of Central Review Committee's recommendation on August 6, 2012 revoking one suspension, and the day he received the order for revocation of suspension on October 1, 2012.
While Bhatt's suspension has been revoked in one case and he is still under suspension in two other cases....more
06:52 PM, Oct 03, 2012