Health Minister’s personal secretary removed on graft charge

By Abha Manakatala - Mon Jul 20, 10:17 am

The personal secretary of Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravansi has been removed on the directive of Chief Minister Raghubar Das for allegedly seeking bribe from a doctor to revoke his suspension.

Reportedly Satyendra Narayan Singh, the personal secretary of the Health Minister, sought bribe of Rs.1 lakh from a suspended doctor.

“The Chief Minister has directed the Health Minister to remove his personal secretary. He has also directed to file an FIR against the doctor who offered the bribe to the personal secretary,” a state government press statement said.

The Health Minister confirmed that his secretary has been removed. The opposition parties have demanded the Minister’s dismissal.

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