Recruitment process of water carriers: Vigilance to quiz officers

Sources said there were irregularities in the selection process and after verification, they registered an FIR against unidentified persons who were in the selection panel.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:October 6, 2016 6:06 am

AFTER THE registration of an FIR for alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of 11 water carriers in the UT Police, the vigilance department said they would soon summon the officers who were part of the selection committee.

Sources said there were irregularities in the selection process and after verification, they registered an FIR against unidentified persons who were in the selection panel. The vigilance authorities, however, said nobody was named in the FIR.

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The then SP (Operations) R S Ghuman, the then DSP Jagbir Singh and Inspector Naseeb Singh were members of the selection panel. While R S Ghuman and Jagbir Singh are now retired, Naseeb Singh is posted as SHO at the Sector 36 police station.

SP (Vigilance) Eish Singhal said they would soon question the officials who were in the selection panel.

Asked that whether any action was taken against Inspector Naseeb Singh, UT SSP Sukhchain Singh Gill said they had not as no one has been named in it.

Sources also said that it came to the notice of the vigilance department that the water carriers were allegedly ‘favoured’as the marks were allegedly tampered with.

The posts were advertised in 2010 and the recruitment conducted in 2012. It was cancelled in 2014 .

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