In a somersault, the MP government on Saturday cancelled the transfer of Harda collector Srikanth Banoth. Tarun Rathi who was posted as collector has been sent back as deputy secretary to mineral resources department. Banoth had been transferred just a day after externing BJP ex-minister Kamal Patel's son Sudeep who faces 14 criminal cases.
The state president of BJP, Nandkumar Singh Chauhan on Friday served notice upon senior party leader and ex-minister Kamal Patel. He has been charged with 'anti-party actions' and asked to personally appear to explain his position within five days. Patel had filed complaint on illegal mining in Narmada in National Green Tribunal and has been issuing statements on 'corrupt administration's complicity' in illegal sand mining.
In another tragic accident, 11 persons were reported killed on spot and 12 others grievously injured, when a tractor trolley that they were travelling after visiting a temple in overturned in Neemuch of Madhya Pradesh. The accident occurred near Kaanka Phata. All the deceased are from Sitamau in neighbouring Mandsaur district.
Police station in-charge of Gairatganj in Raisen district, Sanjay Dubey committed suicide on Thursday morning. He shot himself with his service revolver at his home. He was taken to hospital but succumbed. Senior officials including superintendent of police Jagat Singh had reached the spot to look into the matter. The reason of the extreme step could not be immediately known.