Assam cash-for-job scam: 13 officers arrested & dismissed from service


GUWAHATI, June 21, 2018: In the latest developments following the APSC scam, Assam government has dismissed 13 arrested Assam Police Service (APS) and Assam Civil Service (ACS) officers in connection with the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) cash for job scam.

The dismissed officers includes Nishamoni Deka, Rumi Saikia, Rajarshi Sen Deka, Geetali Doley, Dipak Khanikar, Dwithun Borgoyary, Pallabi Sarma Choudhury, Debajit Bora, Anirudha Roy, Himangshu Choudhury, Kunal Das, Kamal Debnath and Badrul Islam Choudhury.

All these officers are accused of bribing APSC Chairman Rakesh Pal to successfully crack the entrance exam or using unfair means to complete the exam and become eligible for government jobs.

Till now, more than 35 ACS/APS officers have been arrested in the scam along with Chairman Rakesh Pal for his involvement in APSC Exam Scam.

Source: G-Plus