Manish Sisodia expels deputy education officer over corruption charge

New Delhi, Apr 27: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday issued directions to terminate the service of a Deputy Education Officer for alleged financial irregularities and corruption.

The officer, during his tenure as a Principal of a Government Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya between 2010-15, was allegedly involved in monetary irregularities, forgery and corruption, a senior Delhi government official said, adding "the charges have been established with proof."

Manish Sisodia

There are allegations that the officer indulged in forgery of signatures to siphon off funds under the students welfare schemes and taking out medical reimbursements without the approval of the authorities and also misusing the LTA.

The officer's brother was given undue gains under the Delhi government Employee Health Scheme, the official said.


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