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Police have examined 46 persons in APSC scam: Assam DGP

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Sahay today said besides arresting Public Service chairman Paul and four of its officials, the police have examined 46 persons so far in connection with alleged corruption in the organisation.

Of the 46 interrogated, the DGP at a press meet here without giving details in the interest of investigation, said they were from the APSC, public servants and private citizens.

To a query, Sahay said efforts were on for submitting even a part charge sheet on the case in

In connection with the cash-for-job scam he said so far over Rs 40 lakh, evidence, including computers and mobiles, answer scripts, master answer scripts, tabulation sheets etc, have been seized and the evidence have been sent for forensic test.

"So far five belonging to the APSC have been arrested, including its chairman (Paul), two members (Samedur Rahman and Basanta Kumar Doley) and Assistant Controller of Examinations (Pabitra Kaibarta).

Four are in judicial custody and one is in police custody," Sahay added.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 20:48 IST