The probe has recommended a case against the three on charges of criminal breach of trust, embezzlement and cheating besides various offences punishable under the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Faesal, who belongs to the 2010 batch, told The Indian Express Wednesday that he has already served notice to resign from the civil services to the government. “Yes, I might join politics,” he said, without mentioning the party he may join.
Before taking over as environment secretary, Ranbir Singh, an IAS of the 1991 AGMUT cadre, had served as the commissioner of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation. The EC notified his name following Lt-Governor Anil Baijal’s approval on Monday.
The police suspect it could be a case of contract killing. Rajpura Sadar police station incharge, Inspector Dalbir Singh Grewal, said, “Preliminary probe indicates there were more than one assailant. We are not yet about the motive.”
“It is an attempt to control the Commission. This government has interfered in the independence and autonomy of every institution. Wherever they have gone, they have tried to diminish independence,” Aruna Roy told Indian Express