AP govt suspends 3 including Asst. Secretary of Finance Dept for info leak
The Andhra Pradesh government has suspended Assistant Secretary N Venkateswarlu, section officers D Srinu Babu and K Vara Prasad of the Finance Department for leaking confidential information to the media. They were asked not to leave the headquarters till further orders. In the suspension order, the state government asked them to be available whenever they are called for questioning. Three employees were suspended after the vigilance inquiry has revealed their role in sharing sensitive data to the media. The AP government had ordered a vigilance probe after series of reports were published in newspapers regarding state’s financial situation.