Itanagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against eight accused in the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, Yupia (Arunachal Pradesh) in an ongoing investigation of a case related to alleged leakage of question paper of a recruitment examination conducted by Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission for the post of Assistant Engineer (Civil).
The eight accused named in the chargesheet include Ahkilesh Yadav (teacher of an Itanagar-based coaching institute), Taket Jerang (former APPSC deputy secretary cum deputy controller of examination), Tama Saroh, Thomas Gaduk, Tanyang Gaduk, Loth Ezing, Binam Jomang and Talung Jomang, according to the CBI.
CBI had registered a case on October 26, 2022 on the request of Govt of Arunachal Pradesh and further notification from Govt of India transferring the investigation of FIR No. 11/2022 dated September 27 of SIC (Vigilance) Police Station corresponding to Itanagar Police Station case No. 229 dated September 10, a statement from the premier probe agency said.
The said case was registered against a private person of a coaching institute at Itanagar and unknown officials of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) on complaint related to the allegations of leakage of question paper before written examination for recruitment to the post of Assistant Engineer (Civil) conducted by APPSC on August 26 and 27.
The complainant (a candidate) had alleged that the accused (a teacher of the institute) was in possession of questions for the said examination disclosing leakage of paper by him in connivance with unknown officials of APPSC.
Searches were earlier conducted on November 3 at around 16 different places in Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh which resulted into recovery of incriminating documents/articles including fake/counterfeit stamps of executive magistrate of Arunachal Pradesh, Executive Engineer, State Bank of India, Hard discs, pen drive etc.
Further investigation is continuing, the statement added.