Ex-Constable/Driver Bijender. S vs Uoi And Ors. on 4 November, 2015

Through: Ms. Barkha Babbar, Advocate.
CORAM:
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. RAVINDRA BHAT
HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE DEEPA SHARMA

MR. JUSTICE S. RAVINDRA BHAT

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1. The writ petitioner, in these proceedings under Article 226 of the
Constitution of India, challenges the penalty of dismissal from service
imposed on him by his employer. He was working as driver in the Central
Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
2. The case involves a complex factual matrix of 3 drivers who were
charged and subsequently dismissed from the CRPF on account of driving,
under influence of liquor, a Tata Truck bearing registration no. DL-1G-0839
into a Civil Matador resulting in the deaths of 8 persons, injury to 15 and
damage to both civilian and CRPF property on 19.07.1997. The

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Constables/Drivers in question are Bijender Singh (Force No. 910710223)
[“the petitioner” hereafter], K.K. Rai (Force No. 880891909) [“Rai”
hereafter] and Virender Singh (Force No. 913129579) [“Virender”
hereafter). Rai and Virender preferred W.P. (C) 666 of 2001. Bijender
impugns the Order dated 30.03.2000 based on an Enquiry Officer’s Report
dated 07.01.2000. The said order was subsequently upheld in Appeal on
27.10.2000. The petitioner’s revision application was dismissed on
10.08.2001.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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