IG Police doubly penalised for denial of information
The Uttar Pradesh State Information Commission (SIC) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 25,000/- on the Tanuja Shrivastava, the Inspector General (IG) of Police under section 20 of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The matter relates to an appeal filed by Amitabh Thakur, IPS where he sought the note-sheet of a particular file and inspite of the order of the Chief Information commissioner Ranjit Singh, the information was not provided.
A similar penalty was imposed on Tanuja Shrivastava was denial of information previously too. Other officials who have been penalised by the UP SIC in the recent past for denying information to Amitabh Thakur are Dharmendra Sachan from the DGP Office and Deputy Secretary of Home department Kamal Kishore Shrivastava.