9 more arrested in Police recruitment scam; 3 are police officials

Karimganj, Oct 25 : 9 more people have been arrested from Karimganj, on Sunday, on charges of getting involved in police recruitment scam, that was unearthed last September.

Out of the 9 arrestee, 3 are police constables where as remaining 6 are candidates. “We registered a case last Sept and were investigating it further. Following the thread and analyzing different electronic evidences, we detained 9 more people yesterday. They were produced to court and forwarded to custody” Karimganj SP Padmanabha Barua said while speaking to media.

Among the arrested, 4 are women, including a lady constable, and rest male. The police officials are identified as Rinku Das, Hansnarayan Singh and Jawan Jabir Ahmed. The six candidates are Rahul Khan, Noor Ahmed, Parmita Das, Jabrul Haque, Ripa Das and Priya Singh.

Earlier on September this year, 7 people were arrested, which too included 3 police men, for allegedly altering the test results during a physical test of recruitment drive in police force. Total of 16 people have been arrested in the case till now.

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