CBI REGISTERS TWO CASES AGAINST CERTAIN OFFICIALS OF POSTAL DEPARTMENT AND OTHERS FOR ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES IN APPOINTMENT OF GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS

Press Release
New Delhi , 08.05.2013

            The Central Bureau of investigation has registered two cases against certain officials of Postal Department and private persons in the alleged appointment of Gramin Dak Sevaks in Sitamarhi and Samastipur on fake Certificates.

 

            It was alleged that between the years 2008 and 2012, the Postal Department had appointed more than 17 Gramin Dak Sevaks in Sitamarhi and more than 13 in Samastipur. The merit list was prepared on the basis of marks obtained in Class-X, irrespective of Boards. All these 30 candidates were prima facie appointed on the basis of fake Madyama Certificate purportedly issued by Sanskrit Shiksha Board. It was also alleged that each candidate has paid Rupees two to three Lakh as bribe to get appointed.

 

            Searches were conducted at 16 different locations which yielded recovery of various records and registers from Sanskrit Shiksha Board Bihar, Patna.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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