JKPSI Exam Scam: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided 30 places on Friday, taking major action in connection with the investigation of alleged irregularities in the recruitment of sub-inspectors by the J&K Service Selection Board. The administration had canceled the recruitment of sub-inspectors (SI) in Jammu and Kashmir Police last month following complaints of irregularities and handed over the investigation of the selection process to the CBI.
FIR registered against 32 people
Giving information, officials said that after registering an FIR against 32 people including JKSSB member Narayan Dutt, middlemen and candidates, raids were conducted at 28 places in Jammu and one each in Srinagar and Bangalore. The CBI has also named Karnail Singh, a medical officer posted in Jammu, Avinash Gupta, owner of a coaching center in Akhnoor and a Bangalore-based company in the FIR, he said.
The Lieutenant Governor had ordered an inquiry into the rigging of recruitment
It is being told that 97 thousand youth had appeared in the written examination conducted for the recruitment of 1200 posts of Jammu and Kashmir Police Sub Inspectors. At the same time, only three days after the release of the list, it came under the scanner. On June 10, the Lieutenant Governor had ordered an inquiry into the rigging of recruitment. It had reached the government that there was rigging in the recruitment. The paper for the exam got leaked. For this, there was also talk of money transactions on a large scale. The Lieutenant Governor included Home Secretary RK Goyal, Law Department Secretary Achal Sethi and General Administration Department Secretary Manoj Dwivedi in the committee.