A senior police officer mentioned the BJP member was additionally allegedly concerned within the controversial recruitment within the state Panchayat and Rural Development Department
Guwahati: A BJP member was arrested on Saturday for allegedly duping individuals on the pretext of offering them jobs in varied departments of the Assam authorities, police mentioned.
The Crime Branch of Guwahati Police registered a case on Friday for fraud and different associated expenses, and detained the saffron celebration activist, they mentioned.
“His name is Rajeev Parashar and he was arrested this morning. He used to collect money from candidates, assuring them of giving jobs in various government departments,” a senior police officer instructed PTI.
A workforce of police personnel additionally recovered some paperwork and digital proof from his possession, he mentioned.
“Investigation is on. More details cannot be given at this moment,” he mentioned.
Another senior police officer mentioned the BJP member was allegedly concerned within the controversial recruitment within the state Panchayat and Rural Development Department.
The division had performed an examination in May 2018 to recruit individuals for 945 posts at completely different ranges.
The opposition has been attacking the BJP-led authorities since then, alleging irregularities and corruption within the recruitment course of, however it denied all expenses.
The Sarbananda Sonowal authorities can also be embroiled in a job rip-off within the Assam Police.
So far, a number of companies of the state police have arrested 52 individuals, together with retired DIG Prasanta Kumar Dutta, senior police officer Kumar Sanjit Krishna, the brother of Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, and BJP chief Diban Deka who was later expelled from the celebration, in reference to the police examination paper leak rip-off.
On 20 September, the query paper of the written examination for 597 posts of unarmed sub-inspectors within the Assam Police acquired leaked and the State Level Police Recruitment Board (SLPRB) cancelled the take a look at minutes after it had commenced.
Leader of Opposition in Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia on Friday accused the BJP of working a “job syndicate in various government departments” and demanded an enquiry by a sitting decide of the Gauhati High Court into all recruitments made within the final four-and-half years.
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