Patna, Jan 31 (PTI) The Bihar government has suspended IAS officer Deepak Anand following institution of a disproportionate assets (DA) case against him and his wife. Also Read - Bihar: 6 Killed, 3 Injured in Road Accident in Katihar's Kursela

Anand, who was waiting for posting, has been suspended with immediate effect and attached to the office of the Divisional Commissioner of Patna for the period of suspension, said the suspension order issued yesterday. Also Read - Bihar Board Class 10 Students Vandalise Properties at Patna's Boring Road After Social Science Paper Is Cancelled

A case was registered against Anand, a 2007 batch IAS officer, and his wife on January 2 on the charge of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. Also Read - Bihar Student Reaches Board Exam Centre in High Fever To Save Year, Dies

The former district magistrate of Saran was booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Corruption Act.

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