38 ACS and APS quizzed.
Guwahati/ 29th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): 38 ACS and APS are summoned again by the Dibrugarh Police for the second phase of investigation in the APSC cash-for-job-scam.
Earlier, the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) investigation list consisted of 26 ACS and APS officers were summoned based on statements made before police by arrested APSC officials and clues picked up by investigators from tests conducted on answer scripts recovered from the commission’s office.
The officials summoned by Dibrugarh Police to appear before it include Rajarshi Sen Deka, son of former Assam Agrigulture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka, along with others who are known to have had close relations with Rakesh Paul.
Most of the officials summoned appeared before investigating Dibrugarh Police officers at the Special Branch headquarters of the Assam Police at Kahilipara in Guwahati today had cleared the Assam civil services in 2014 (advertisement published in 2013). They were appointed a year later in 2015. However, only 27 of these offcials were present for investigation.
There APSC cleared bureaucrats were earlier arrested by Dibrugarh Police in connection with the cash-for-jobs scam.