Maharashtra: 35 IPS officers owe almost Rs 4 cr for overstaying in govt accommodation
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Maharashtra: 35 IPS officers owe almost Rs 4 cr for overstaying in govt accommodation

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June 7, 2021

Thirty-five serving and retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officers cumulatively owe the Maharashtra government at least Rs 3.82 crore in fines for staying on in government accommodation after they had been transferred from those posts.


New Delhi, 7 June 2021                                                                            

As per news report of The Indian Express, the list of these officers includes two former Commissioners of Mumbai Police, one of whom is also a two-time BJP MP. There are four serving Commissioners of Police on the list, and two Additional Directors-General and a former Director General of Police-rank officer. Under the rules, IPS officers who are transferred out of a post must vacate their official accommodation for their successor in the post within a specified time, failing which they are liable to pay a fine.

Source -indianexpress.com

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