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IAS officer dismissed for no reply to showcause

The state's economic offences wing probed the case and filed the chargesheet in a special court in Mandla district which found the officer guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act, besides relevant IPC sections.

By: Express News Service | Bhopal | Published: September 12, 2017 4:35:55 am

Shashi Karnavat, a 1999 batch IAS officer who was under suspension since 2013, was on Monday dismissed from service for failing to provide a proper response to a showcause notice over her conviction in a graft case.

The officer was suspended after a court in Mandla district sentenced her to five years in jail in connection with a printing fraud that had caused a loss of Rs 33 lakh to the state exchequer in 1999. She was also slapped a fine of Rs 40 lakh.The state’s economic offences wing probed the case and filed the chargesheet in a special court in Mandla district which found the officer guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act, besides relevant IPC sections.

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