AIIMS suspends six canteen employees over theft

May 12th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS)The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Monday suspended six canteen employees and sacked two others employed with a private agency for alleged theft of canteen material. Senior professor and AIIMS spokesperson Y.K Gupta said the institute had set up an inquiry committee after media reports about alleged pilferage in the main kitchen.

“Disciplinary proceedings have been initiated. Six employees have been put under suspension and two employees of private agencies have been removed,” Gupta said.

He said the institute has filed a police complaint against the employees.

A TV news channel reported that some canteen staff were involved in selling kitchen material to outsiders instead of giving it to patients.

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