Srinagar, Nov 7 (GNS): Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday said that four more people including an Assistant Sub Inspector of J&K Police and a Constable of CRPF posted have been arrested in connection with sub-inspectors’ recruitment scam in Jammu and Kashmir.
The arrested persons include then Assistant Sub Inspector of J&K Police, a Constable of CRPF posted at 160 Battalion, Chatha, Jammu, Packing Incharge of Printing Press of a Private Company, and a private person belonging to Karnal, the premier investigation of india said in the statement to GNS.
CBI has so far arrested 13 accused including two constables of JK Police, one CRPF official, one Ex Constable of CRPF, one Teacher of Govt of J&K, one Commandant of BSF & one ASI of J&K Police.
“It was found during investigation that the Packing Incharge of Printing Press allegedly stole the question paper of JKPSI examination while the same was being packed & sold the leaked question paper to an accused R/o Rewari who was arrested earlier,” CBI said, adding, “It was further alleged that the accused based in Haryana contacted the other touts based in J&K for soliciting candidates for sale of leaked question paper. The touts of J&K allegedly took the candidates from Jammu to Karnal (Haryana) one day before the examination. It was also alleged that vehicles for transporting the candidates to Karnal were arranged by the said ASI. It was further alleged that the Karnal based accused arranged the hotel for providing leaked question paper to candidates at Karnal. The Constable of CRPF allegedly provided leaked question paper to certain candidates, the CBI said.
The arrested accused were produced today before the court of CJM, Jammu, it added.
The CBI had registered the case on 3 August this year on the request of J&K Government against 33 accused including then Medical Officer, BSF Frontier headquarters, Paloura; then Member, JKSSB; then Under Secretary, then Section Officer (both of JKSSB); Ex-Official of CRPF; ASI of J&K Police; Owner of a coaching centre, Akhnoor; private company based at Bengaluru; private persons and unknown others on the allegations of irregularities in written examination for the posts of Sub-Inspectors in the J&K Police conducted by J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) on March 27. The results were declared on June 4. Amid allegations regarding malpractices in the examination, the J&K government constituted an Inquiry Committee to look into the same. (GNS)