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Himachal Police register case in scholarship scam

IANS  |  Shimla 

The Police on Saturday registered a case here in a multi-crore scholarship scam in the state Department during the previous government led by

had earlier assured that the matter would be thoroughly probed and could be handed over to the (CBI).

The scam was unearthed by the current government following reports that students of government schools in the remote district had not been paid scholarships for the past five years.

A preliminary inquiry revealed that the scam ran into Rs 100 crore to Rs 150 crore.

The scandal came to light during the review of the schemes of the Department.

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First Published: Sat, November 17 2018. 21:54 IST
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