Dismissal of bank employee upheld


Holding that “in a departmental inquiry, the disciplinary authority is expected to prove the charges on preponderance of probability and not on proof beyond reasonable doubt”, the Supreme Court recently allowed an appeal against an order of a high court that had set aside the dismissal of a bank employee.

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