MUMBAI: Observing that the government has the power to transfer officials in special cases before completion of the tenure posting, the Bombay High Court has upheld the transfer of a senior police inspector following allegations of biased investigations, PTI reports.

A division bench headed by Justice A.M. Khanwilkar was hearing a petition filed by senior police inspector Sanjeev Kokil, challenging his transfer from the MRA Marg police station in south Mumbai to Amravati and then the Armed Police L Division in Mumbai.

Kokil had approached the Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal first which refused relief, following which he appealed in the High Court.

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