The appellant sought copies of complaint on the basis of which he was suspended - PIO expressed regret for the mistake committed; Assured that the inspection of the documents will be enlarged to the appellant - CIC: Provide copies of selected documents
1. The appellant sought copies of complain on what basis he was suspended from performing his duties; copies of entire note sheet and contents of the file including complete preliminary enquiry report dated 09.05.2016 conducted by ASP (HQ) etc through twelve points. CPIO on 11.04.2017 categorically informed that no information is available; information sought was weeded out and the information is not available in the material form and the same was upheld by the FAA. Being dissatisfied, the appellant approached this Commission.
2. The officers stated that they regret for the mistake committed by them and assured that the inspection of the documents will be enlarged to the appellant within 7 days. The Commission also directs to provide certified copies of the selected documents, free of cost.
(M. Sridhar Acharyulu)
Central Information Commissioner
Citation: K C Pant v. PIO, Department of Posts in CIC/POSTS/A/2017/167851 Decided On : 23.10.2017