CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST AN OFFICIAL OF ORDANCE FACTORY AND HIS SON (A PRIVATE PERSON) FOR ALLEGEDLY OBTAINING BRIBES IN THE RECRUITMENT OF LABOURS

Press Release
New Delhi , 25.02.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against an Examiner (IW), Ordnance Factory, Ambazari, Nagpur (who is incidentally also a trade union leader of the said institution) & his son (a private person) and unknown officials of Ordnance Factory, Ambazatri, Nagpur(Maharashtra) U/s 120-B, 420 of IPC and Section 8 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 for allegedly obtaining illegal gratification to the tune of Rs.Three lakh (approx) per candidate for the post of Labour in Ordnance Factory.

 

            It is alleged that based on advertisement for 250 post of Labour, nearly 25,000 applicants had applied and appeared for the preliminary examination on 01.02.2013. Out of these applicants, around 5,000 applicants appeared for the main examination, which was conducted on 24.02.2013 at Ordnance Factory, Ambazari, Nagpur.

 

            Searches were conducted at the house of Examiner; his son and two officials of Ordnance Factory on 24.02.2013. Huge number of admit cards of willing candidates were recovered from the house of Examiner himself along with sample question papers from the shop of his son. Incriminating documents were also recovered from the house of the accused persons.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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