Customs officer fired over corruption loses appeal

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Customs officer fired over corruption loses appeal
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An administrative court says the Public Service Commission had every right to fire a customs officer from his job, rejecting his appeal after he was convicted of abusing his position in a drug smuggling operation.

According to Philenews, a civil servant working as assistant customs officer was suspended from duties in 2013 and subsequently got the sack in 2017, following his conviction in connection with drug smuggling and abuse of authority. The court said it found no evidence that the commission’s decision was excessive, citing that the PSC acted...


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Customs officer fired over corruption loses appeal


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