The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested former president of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education Kalyanmoy Ganguly in an alleged scam in the recruitment of non-teaching staff in the state in 2018, reported PTI.
Ganguly was arrested after CBI officials questioned him for six hours on Thursday. The central agency had registered a first information report against Ganguly and four other members of the School Service Commission on May 20 on charges of forgery, cheating and criminal conspiracy.
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Ganguly was arrested after the investigators found a mismatch between his statements and the recorded statements of two School Service Commission officials – former advisory committee chairperson Santi Prasad Sinha and former secretary Ashok Kumar Saha – reported The Times of India.
The CBI had arrested Sinha and Saha on August 10.
Ganguly has been accused of giving orders to issue fake appointment letters while Sinha and Saha manipulated ranks of candidates selected in the State Level Selection Test, reported The Times of India.
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