Police have examined 46 persons in APSC scam: Assam DGP

Police have examined 46 persons in APSC scam: Assam DGP

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Police have examined 46 persons in APSC scam: Assam DGP
Guwahati, Nov 30 (PTI) Assam Director General of Police Mukesh Sahay today said besides arresting Assam Public Service chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul and four of its officials, the police have examined 46 persons so far in connection with alleged corruption in the organisation.
Of the 46 interrogated, the DGP at a press meet here without giving details in the interest of investigation, said they were from the APSC, public servants and private citizens.
To a query, Sahay said efforts were on for submitting even a part charge sheet on the case in court.
In connection with the cash-for-job scam he said so far over Rs 40 lakh, digital evidence, including computers and mobiles, answer scripts, master answer scripts, tabulation sheets etc, have been seized and the digital evidence have been sent for forensic test.
“So far five belonging to the APSC have been arrested, including its chairman (Rakesh Kumar Paul), two members (Samedur Rahman and Basanta Kumar Doley) and Assistant Controller of Examinations (Pabitra Kaibarta).
Four are in judicial custody and one is in police custody,” Sahay added. PTI ESB
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