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Haryana constable recruitment scam: SIT nabs four more, total arrests now stand at 11

The arrested accused have been identified as Ashok Kumar, Raman, Pankaj Kumar, and Pawan Kumar, all residents of Hisar district in Haryana.

By: Express News Service | Panchkula |
January 20, 2022 11:48:00 pm
During their investigations, the police have received a list of 35 suspected candidates from the commission. (File)

A special investigation team (SIT) of the Panchkula police on Thursday arrested four more people in their ongoing investigation of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) male constable recruitment exam for impersonating another person during the screening test held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium on December 20 last year. The total number of people arrested in the case now stands at 11.

The arrested accused have been identified as Ashok Kumar, Raman, Pankaj Kumar, and Pawan Kumar, all residents of Hisar district in Haryana. So far, 10 people have been arrested in the case. Taking cognizance of the matter, Panchkula Commissioner of Police, Saurabh Singh, had on January 12 constituted a SIT to probe the scam. ACP (Headquarters) Vijay Kumar Nehra, is leading the probe, in the case and stated that all accused will soon be nabbed.

An FIR has been filed in this regard at Sector 5 police station under sections 419,420,467,468,471 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code on December 26. Apart from the FIR at Sector 5 PS, three other FIRs have also been registered by the police in the same matter. Six people — Sandeep and Mohit of Hisar, Joni, and Mukesh of Kaithal, Vinod of Jind, Ravi of Sonipat — have already been arrested by the police during their investigations. The police had also arrested a Rohtak resident- Manik – in connection with one of these FIRs.

During their investigations, the police have received a list of 35 suspected candidates from the commission.

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