The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has suspended one of its employees after it was found that he was involved in a job recruitment scam. Sources said another municipal education board employee,Kapila Kadu,was also involved in the same scam.
Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Administration) C M Makwana has issued a letter in this connection to Babu Pathan who is a driver with the civic body.
The letter says that Pathan used to lure people in the name of jobs in the corporation and extracted money from the applicants.
Complainant Narendra Upadhyay is one of the victims,who had paid Rs 5.50 lakh to the accused for his job. A formal complaint has already been registered at the Karelibag police station and investigation is on.
When Pathans name surfaced in the investigation,he was suspended from his duties.