JKPSI recruitment scam: CBI files charge sheet against 24 accused

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

Srinagar: The CBI on Saturday filed a charge sheet against 24 accused persons involved in a police sub-inspector recruitment scam.

In a statement,  a spokesperson of the CBI said that the agency today filed a charge sheet against 24 accused including then Commandant of BSF, then ASI, Constables of J&K Police, then officials of CRPF, a Teacher, and other persons in a case related to J&K PSI recruitment scam.

The statement reads that a case was registered on 03,08,2022 on the request of JK administration to investigate the allegations of irregularities in the written examination conducted by JK Services Selection Board.

It further said that the investigation was spread across several states involving analysis of voluminous technical data and examination of large number of witnesses.

“After registration of the case, searches were conducted around 77 places including in J&K, Haryana, Delhi, and Bengaluru at the premises of the accused and others including certain officials of JKSSB. 20 persons were arrested and cash of Rs. 61.79 lakh (approx) was recovered,” it reads.

It added that further investigation was going on to unearth a larger conspiracy on other allegations levelled in the FIR.


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