Indian Navy Vice Admiral fined Rs 5 Lakh

Indian Navy Vice Admiral fined Rs 5 Lakh
NEW DELHI: Slamming the Navy for not having an in-built system to prevent blatant nepotism, the armed forces tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on a Vice-Admiral for inflating his son-in-law's annual confidential reports while spoiling the ones of his fellow officers in the highly-specialized field of nuclear reactor operations on submarines.

The tribunal ordered, Times of India has reported.

Vice-Admiral P K Chatterjee (retd), who as the Navy's inspector-general of nuclear safety was the senior reviewing officer for those posted on board nuclear-powered submarines INS Chakra and INS Arihant from 2010 to 2012, to pay the Rs 5 lakh as costs to the petitioner Commander S S Luthra.

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