SI recruitment scam- ASI, CRPF constable among 4 more arrested: CBI

Srinagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested four more persons including two police officers and a CRPF constable involved in Jammu and Kashmir Police sub-inspector recruitment scam.

In a statement, a spokesperson said that CBI has arrested then ASI of J&K Police, constable of CRPF posted at 160 Battalion in Jammu, Packing Incharge of Printing Press of a Private Company, and a private person belonging to Karnal.

The statement reads that CBI has so far arrested 13 accused including two constables of J&K Police, a CRPF official, an ex-Constable of CRPF, a government teacher, a Commandant of BSF & an 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 of Rewari who was arrested earlier,” it reads.

It added that 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 reads that it was further alleged that the Karnal based accused arranged the hotel for providing leaked question paper to candidates at Karnal.

“The said constable of CRPF allegedly provided leaked question paper to certain candidates. The arrested accused are being produced today before the court of CJM, Jammu,” it reads. (KNO)

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