JKPSI recruitment scam: CBI arrests 7 more accused persons

A file photo of Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel as they perform parade.

Srinagar: The CBI on Thursday said that it arrested seven more accused persons involved in Jammu and Kashmir police sub-inspector recruitment case.

According to a statement, CBI said it has arrested seven accused including the head constable and constables of CRPF, ASI of JK Police, and private persons involved in the scam.

The statement reads that the accused person were being produced before the Court of CJM, Jammu.

“CBI had registered a case on 03,08,2022 on the request of JK administration against 33 accused on the allegations of irregularities in written examination for the posts of Sub-Inspectors in the JK Police conducted by JK Services Selection Board (JKSSB),” it reads

It reads that searches were earlier conducted at various locations in several states including JK, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka at the premises of accused persons which led to the recovery of a large number of incriminating documents and digital evidence.

It added that out of 13 accused arrested earlier, 09 are presently in Judicial custody and 04 are in Police custody, while the investigation is going on.


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