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PM Modi, Justice Sikri voted to remove CBI Director Alok Verma

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma was sacked after a two-hour-long meeting of the Selection Committee. The high-power committee meet took place at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence on Thursday. CJI nominee Justice A.K. Sikri of the Supreme Court and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, along with PM Modi, are part of the committee. Verma, a 1979-batch AGMUT-cadre IPS officer was removed from the post after a 2-1 decision with Justice Sikri siding with the government.

Updated : 10 January 2019, 09:57 PM