A serious rip-off was unearthed in PSI recruitment, which triggered a CID probe upon the orders of Home Minister Araga Jnanendra. As a results of this probe, the destiny of lots of of aspiring police sub-inspectors hangs within the steadiness. Eagerly ready for an replace on PSI recruitment, candidates protested in opposition to the alleged large-scale corruption. In an necessary replace, Karnataka DGP Praveen Sood introduced that PSI recruitment will resume after the CID probe is accomplished.
There’s no date or timeline relating to the continuing CID probe. But the state police chief stated that seven individuals have been arrested in connection to the rip-off, together with 4 profitable candidates and three invigilators from the centre at Kalaburgi. Four folks have been arrested on Saturday, whereas many stay at massive and might be arrested quickly, DGP stated.
“On April 7 this yr, credible proof was discovered about sure malpractice primarily based on which Home Minister Araga Jnanendra ordered the CID to probe the matter,” Sood, IPS, stated. An FIR was registered on April 9.
“There are many more involved in the scam but they are absconding and will be arrested soon. No candidate, invigilator or supporting staff who are found to have indulged in malpractice will go unpunished,” he added.
Jnanendra had ordered the CID probe into your complete recruitment course of upon studying of the alleged malpractices. The residence minister ordered that each chosen candidate be investigated and the probe be concluded on the earliest.