Two months after he confronted an FIR and subsequent suspension for allegedly assaulting state Residence Minister Anil Vij’s brother, Haryana’s 2006 batch IPS officer Ashok Kumar was reinstated Thursday. A DIG, Ashok Kumar was reinstated and posted again within the State Vigilance Bureau at Ambala, the put up from the place he was suspended.
In February, Haryana police had booked Kumar on costs of assault, obscene act and legal intimidation. The criticism in opposition to him was lodged by Ambala resident Kapil Vij, brother of Anil Vij.
The FIR was registered in opposition to DIG Ashok Kumar at Ambala’s Sadar police station. He was not arrested within the case, however made to affix the investigation.
The incident came about in February, when Kapil Vij bought right into a heated altercation with DIG Kumar, who was current on the Sirhind Membership together with his safety personnel.
Based on the FIR, Kapil Vij had alleged, “Immediately, at about 2.30 pm, I had gone to Sirhind membership (Ambala cantonment) with Rajesh, resident of Shastri colony, Ambala cantonment and Ajay Kumar, resident of Guru Nanak Marg cantonment, for attending the party of grandson of Rakesh Aggarwal. After we have been about to take our meals, Ashok Kumar (whom we later found is the DIG, Vigilance, Ambala) approached me and with none provocation began abusing me and my household. Once I resisted, he hurled abuses at me, my buddies and my relations in an inebriated situation. Whereas transferring away, he even threatened me with dire penalties and stated that he was DIG, Vigilance, Ambala, and no person may do any hurt to him, regardless of whoever the particular person is. He even made obscene gestures at me. I search authorized motion in opposition to him.”