CETP employee in Gujarat sacked for exposing illegal discharge channels
Vishnubhai Patel was an operator-cum-fitter with Green Environment Services Co-operative Society Ltd. He claims he was sacked in August 2006, a little over a year after exposing the society's fraudulent effluent treatment practices. Society officials, however, say he was relieved off his duties because he stole imported machine parts worth Rs 9,000.
Based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, the society was formed in April 1998 to run a common effluent treatment plant (cetp) for units