The rip-off got here to gentle in 2016 and 60 serving officers had been arrested whereas 39 of them had been terminated from service

GUWAHATI: A particular court docket on Tuesday framed prices towards 67 accused within the Assam Public Service Fee (APSC) cash-for-job rip-off. Former APSC chairperson Rakesh Paul is amongst those that have been charged.

The court docket declared Sudeep Das and Rajib Paul as absconders and exonerated Sailen Sarma Barua and Surajit Choudhury for the need of proof.

The Assam Cupboard final week accepted a committee, which is able to resolve on the motion to be taken over irregularities within the 2013 Mixed Aggressive Examination (CCE). This got here after the Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma Fee’s report this month cited anomalies within the exams, the outcomes of which had been declared in Might 2015.

The fee was shaped following Gauhati excessive court docket’s instructions. The report is but to be made public, however the fee’s findings are believed to element irregularities in reply sheets of candidates declared profitable allegedly in lieu of money.

The report can be despatched to a committee, which incorporates chief secretary Jishnu Barua. The committee will submit its report inside two months.

The Cupboard additionally shaped a separate fee of inquiry underneath a retired excessive court docket choose to probe alleged irregularities in CCE 2014.

The cash-for-job rip-off got here to gentle in 2016 when candidates who cleared the 2013 CCE, together with Assam Civil Service and Assam Police Service officers, had been alleged to have indulged in irregular practices in cahoots with Rakesh Paul. As many as 60 serving officers from the CCE 2013 batch had been arrested and 39 of them had been terminated from service. Rakesh Paul, who was arrested in 2016, stays in jail whereas different accused are out on bail.

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