Chandigarh, July 31 – Continuing to come down heavily upon officers with doubtful integrity, Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal has approved a proposal to the compulsory retirement of Vinod Kumar, IPS, after giving him three months notice. The proposal was made by a Review Committee of Haryana Government which also found 14 IPS officers fit for retention in Government service. These officers have completed 15 and 25 years of service and attained the age of 50 years, and completed 5 years service after induction into IPS.
While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that on assessing the confidential records and available material of 15 IPS officers, it was found that 14 officers are fit for retention except Vinod Kumar. The 14 IPS officers considered fit for retention in Government service included Vikash Dhankar, Kuldeep Singh, Krishan Murari, Shiv Charan, Balwan Singh, Rakesh Arya, Satender Kumar Gupta, B. Satheesh Balan, Alok Mittal, Shrikant Jadhav, Ms. Kala Ramchandran, Navdeep Singh Virk, Dr. C.S. Rao and Dr. M. Ravi Kiran.
It is learnt that a doubtful integrity was noted in the PAR of Vinod Kumar for the period April 1, 2015 to July 31, 2015. He also used to influence postings and transfers of police officials to lucrative stations to traffic department for undue consideration. He was also placed under suspension by the government and departmental proceedings against him are in progress.
The spokesman said that on reporting of PAR, the message is sent to the officer once the PAR is finalized. Vinod Kumar had not represented against the adverse remarks.