New Delhi, September 9
The CBI has despatched a suggestion to the UP Government to take “appropriate action” in opposition to 4 senior state officers, together with an IAS officer, for his or her lapses in dealing with the Unnao rape case wherein the primary accused was former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar.
The officers stated the CBI in its letter to the UP Government in August had named the then Unnao DM and IAS officer, Aditi Singh, then Superintendent of Police and IPS officers Pushpanjali Devi and Neha Pandey posted in Unnao between 2017 and 2018, apart from ASP Ashtbhuja Singh, who was promoted to IPS in 2019.
Underlining the lapses dedicated by the officers in dealing with the case, the officers stated, “The CBI has not sought any specific disciplinary action. It has instead left it to the UP Government to take appropriate action.” — TNS