Raids Across 5 States Over Jammu And Kashmir Police Recruitment Scam

SI Recruitment Scam: The CBI raided 33 locations throughout 5 states (File)


Simultaneous raids had been carried out at 33 locations throughout 5 states in reference to the police recruitment scam in Jammu and Kashmir. The Central Bureau of Investigation, which is dealing with the case, carried out searches in Jammu, Srinagar, Delhi, Bengaluru, UP’s Ghaziabad, Karnal, Mahendergarh and Rewari.

There have been allegations of large-scale corruption and bungling within the recruitment of 1,200 police sub-inspectors — the primary main recruitment drive since Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of its statehood and particular standing.

Near 1 lakh candidates who had appeared for exams, hit the streets after the choice record was out, alleging large corruption. The choice record was cancelled in July following the protests in Jammu and Srinagar.

Officials mentioned the premises of former chairman and Controller of J&Ok Services Selection Board (JKSSB) had been amongst 33 areas searched in the present day.

The JKSSB comes below scanner for alleged cash-for-job scams. So far, three recruitment exams performed by the board have been cancelled following allegations of brazen irregularities together with leaking query papers.

Manoj Sinha, the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir who cancelled the choice lists following allegations of corruption, has mentioned the responsible is not going to spared and clear exams can be held afresh.

Critics, nevertheless, alleged that it was below his watch that one after one other recruitment course of had been discovered to be riddled with corruption.

Besides, police recruitment rip-off, recruitment of Financial Account Assistants and JE Civil exams had been additionally cancelled and the case has been handed over to the CBI.

A probe panel headed by R Ok Goyal, Additional Chief Secretary Home, Jammu and Kashmir, discovered large-scale corruption and manipulation of benefit record of police Sub-Inspectors.

Mr Goyal advocate cancellation of the record and an investigation to punish the accused concerned within the rip-off. Subsequently, the Lt Governor cancelled the choice lists and ordered a CBI probe.

During preliminary investigation by the CBI, the identify of a medical officer in Border Security Force surfaced as fundamental accused within the recruitment rip-off. The CBI has already questioned dozens of suspects.

Today’s raids are the second greatest crackdown by the company towards J&Ok officers during the last one yr. Last yr, the company performed raids at 40 areas in reference to India’s greatest arms license racket, the place a number of district magistrates are accused of unlawful sale of two.78 lakh gun license for cash.


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