The department of home affairs says it is disturbed by a video showing an official using her phone while stamping passports.
"He took a helicopter from his own helipad in Dehradun to fly to the local airport, then took a flight and nobody knows where he went."
Despite earlier claims that four ANN7 officials were detained, home affairs now says this is not true.
Contradictory statements in black and white – was the Minister of Home Affairs lying then, or is he lying now? It's one or the other, or both.
Apleni will walk back on the job with a smile.
Mkuseli Apleni will reportedly challenge his suspension.