CBI Registers FIR Against Teacher Recruitment Scam

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  • Complaint has been filed over alleged irregularities in the selection process of Assistant teachers
  • Number of ineligible candidates got the appointment who did not mark the answers
  • Selection process ot TET 2O14 the question paper evaluation were done dubiously

Kolkata: The CBI has filed an FIR against 5 members of an advisory panel of the West Bengal School Service Commission in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in recruitment to Group C posts in state government-aided schools, an official said on Sunday.

The central agency named the advisory committee’s former chairman Shanti Prasad Sinha, SSC’s ex-chairman Soumitra Sarkar, commission’s former secretary Ashok Kumar Saha and its ex-programming officer Samarjit Acharya in the FIR.

It also mentioned Kalyanmoy Ganguly, the president of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education in the first information report. The CBI slapped charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery against them, the official said.

The agency has asked the five officials to submit “details of their bank balance and income tax returns as well as details of properties they have purchased in the names of other people”, the agency official said.

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