The Delhi High Court on Thursday permitted the Union Government to promote a Gujarat-cadre IPS officer, K. N. Sharma, who has been officiating as Director-General of the Bureau of Police Research & Development of the Union Home Ministry as its official chief. A Division Bench granted the permission on an application by the Union Government in a pending petition filed by the Gujarat Government that had challenged a CAT order here quashing a departmental inquiry against Mr. Sharma.

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