Ex-Bengaluru police commissioner Alok Kumar withdraws petition over transfer
| Friday | 16th August, 2019
By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: Former Bengaluru Police Commissioner Alok Kumar on Friday finally withdrew his petition submitted to the Bengaluru bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) questioning his transfer orders.
He had approached the tribunal on 2nd August after he was shunted out of the commissioner’s post after the shortest stint of less than 50 days.
Alok Kumar had contended that the transfer was invalid, void and without jurisdiction.
The said rules are intended to ensure the police force is free from political influences in the matter of postings.
The amended Karnataka Police Act provides a minimum 1-year tenure to officers.
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