FAA Selection Fraud: CBI searches 14 locations in J&K
Post by RK Online Desk on Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday conducted searches at around 14 locations including in Jammu, Samba, etc at the premises of accused & others (including then Member, JKSSB) in a case related to alleged irregularities in the examination conducted by J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) for the posts of Accounts Assistant, Finance Department (FAA).
A CBI Spokesperson said that a case was registered against 20 accused including then member (JKAS) of J&K Service Selection Board (JKSSB); then Medical officer of BSF Frontier Hqrs, Paloura ; private persons; private company & unknown others on the allegations of irregularities in the examination conducted by J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) for posts of Accounts Assistant, Finance Department (FAA).
"The written test for said recruitment was conducted by JKSSB on 06.03.2022. The results were declared on 21.04.2022. There were allegations regarding malpractices in the examination and Govt. of J&K constituted an Inquiry Committee to look into the same. The report of the Committee revealed the alleged conspiracy amongst officials of JKSSB, private company based at Bangalore, beneficiaries candidates & others causing gross irregularities in conduct of said examination", he said.
The spokesman said that certain allegations including high percentage of selected candidates from the districts of Jammu, Kathua & Reasi; leakage of question paper; violation of rules by JKSSB in assigning the task of setting question paper to a Bengaluru based private company and forgery etc were also found.Investigation is continuing.