Published On: Thu, Jun 4th, 2015

Akhilesh suspends Allahabad divisional commissioner

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today suspended Divisional Commissioner of Allahabad, an official spokesman said here.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh today visited Fatehpur and Kaushambi districts, whereupon after the complaint of illegal sand mining in the Yamuna river bed, he ordered the suspension of senior official.

Accordingly, Brij Kishore Singh, Divisional Commissioner of Allahabad, has been suspended on the charges of laxity related to inspection of illegal plying of vehicles and mining in Fatehpur and Kaushambi districts, the spokesman said.

The Chief Minister also instructed to investigate the role of other district officials who were found negligent towards the said illegal mining.

During suspension period the commissioner would remain attached to the Revenue Board at Lucknow.

TST

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