M.DHANACHANDRA SINGH Vs. UNION OF INDIA
HIGH COURT OF MANIPUR
UNION OF INDIA
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(1.) This writ petition has been filed by the petitioner seeking to set aside the order dated 28.11.2015 rejecting the
revision petition and confirming the order passed in the appeal
dated 14.09.2015 preferred against the order of dismissal dated
30.04.2012 passed by the disciplinary authority and to direct the respondents to allow the petitioner to rejoin the service.
(2.) Succinctly put, the facts of the case run thus: The petitioner was appointed as Constable and was posted at different
places. While he was in service and posted at Delhi, the petitioner
was granted earned leave for 60 days with effect from 6.1.2011 to
6.3.2011. Before expiry of the earned leave, the petitioner started suffering from psychiatric problem and was not able to think and
act normally and he underwent treatment at Regional Institute of
Medical Sciences Hospital (RIMS), Lamphel. Only in the early part
of 2014, the petitioner was able to start thinking and act normally.
On 28.3.2014, the petitioner was taken to RIMS hospital, where,
after a thorough check, he was certified to be both physically and
mentally fit to resume his normal duties with effect from
28.3.2014,after more than two years of treatment.
(3.) After the petitioner recovered from his mental sickness, his family started enquiring about the status of his
service. On 25.4.2014, one of his family members handed over to
him the order dated 30.4.2012 passed by the Commandant of
27thBattalion by which order the petitioner has been awarded penalty of dismissal from service with effect from 30.4.2012 and
also declared the OSL period with effect from 7.3.2011 to the date
of dismissal as dies non.;
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