CBI Registers Case Against 23 Accused Including Lt. Col, Major On Allegations Of Bribery/irregularities In Recruitment

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New Delhi, March 15: CBI has registered a case on a complaint from office of Additional Directorate General, Discipline & Vigilance, Adjutant General’s Branch, of Ministry of Defence, against 17 Army officials including Lt. Col., Major, Naib Subedar, Sepoy, six private individuals & others on the allegations pertaining to bribery and irregularities in recruitment of officers and other ranks through Service Selection Board.

The CBI sleuths carried out searches on Monday at 30 places including Base Hospital, Cantonment, other Army establishments, civilian areas covering 13 cities viz. Kapurthala, Bhathinda, Delhi, Kaithal, Palwal, Lucknow, Bareili, Gorakhpur, Vishakhapatnam, Jaipur, Guwahati, Jorhat and Chirangon which led to recovery of several incriminating documents, claimed the agency.

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The documents recovered during searches are being scrutinized by the agency.