Published On: Fri, Jun 22nd, 2018

Kolkata Police summons IAS officer for comments against WB govt

Sanjay Dixit, an IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, currently posted as commissioner, departmental enquiries, Jaipur.

Kolkata: The city police has summoned a Rajasthan-based IAS officer for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the West Bengal government on a fake Eid holiday notification that circulated on social media recently.

Sanjay Dixit, who is posted as a commissioner, has been summoned by the Kolkata Police earlier this week for an enquiry for the remarks on the fake notification that falsely claimed that West Bengal had declared a five-day holiday for Eid, Kolkata Police Joint CP (crime) Praveen Tripathi said.

“Dixit has been asked to appear before them on June 29. We have issued notice well in advance,” he said.

PTI

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