11 APS, 4 ACS officers among 21 suspended in APSC scam | Guwahati News

11 APS, 4 ACS officers among 21 suspended in APSC scam | Guwahati News

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GUWAHATI: Eleven Assam Police officers and 4 civil service officers among 21 officers, who’ve labored in numerous capacities for the final about eight years, have been positioned underneath suspension with rapid impact by the house division on Friday after their involvement in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) cash-for-job scam was discovered in the inquiry fee report.
Apart from the police and civil service officers, the remaining six officers are from different providers.
The now suspended 21 officers are among the 34, whose names have been discovered in the nine-page tabulation sheet that was recovered by the investigating officer throughout the probe of the case however weren’t introduced underneath the purview of investigation then.
Among the suspended officers, two have been arrested on November 22 and one was arrested on Thursday. Among the suspended officers, Kula Pradip (*11*) is presently posted as further SP in the chief minister’s particular vigilance cell whereas Nilanjal Gogoi is posted in the Special Branch (headquarters) as DSP.
The one-man inquiry fee of Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma filed the report on the investigation into the anomalies and malpractices by APSC whereas conducting the mixed aggressive examination (CCE) 2013 final yr and filed the report for the CCE 2014 in October.
Suspension orders issued by the house division of the state authorities said that the fee in its studies pointed about “the anomalies and malpractices resorted to for the selection of candidates in exchange of money and other extraneous consideration by the APSC headed by the then chairperson Rakesh Kumar Paul while conducting the CCE 2013-2014″.
The order additionally said that the now-suspended officers received suggestion by the APSC for appointment by enhancement of their initially scored marks in the ultimate tabulation sheet primarily based on which the ultimate outcomes have been declared.
The dwelling division said that the recruitment of the candidates on the premise of advice of APSC is prohibited and (*4*).
The officers have been positioned underneath suspension underneath Rule 6 (1) of the Assam Services (Discipline & Appeal) Rules, 1964, after contemplating that permitting the officers to proceed in their service is probably not in the curiosity of public service since a case in opposition to them is underneath investigation and will trigger embarrassment to the federal government.
Meanwhile, Assam DGP GP Singh on Friday reiterated that no one shall be spared in opposition to whom prosecutable proof is discovered. “Legal part of the investigation is being carried out by the special investigation team (SIT) and the departmental proceedings have been initiated by the state government,” he added.
The SIT was constituted by the DGP following the directions of the chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in October to probe into the allegations in opposition to the 34 officers, whose names have been discovered in the nine-page tabulation sheet.

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