Teachers’ recruitment scam: 20 of 25 identified beneficiaries got selected

Teachers’ recruitment scam: 20 of 25 identified beneficiaries got selectedOut of 25 beneficiaries identified by conduit Bijender Nain who had bought the question paper for the JBT exam, 20 were able to join the service, while the remaining five were ineligible due to agebar. Seventeen candidates are working as teachers in government schools while three are on leave.Conduit Bijender Nain of Sonepat was arrested by the Chandigarh Police in connection with the UT teachers’ recruitment scam on November 2, after one of the main conduits, Dinesh Kumar Yadav, revealed his name.Ravi Kumar Singh (Operations) said the interrogation of the accused had revealed that the beneficiaries were taken to Lucknow in a bus two days before the exam. “The beneficiaries were taken to nearby villages where they were given the question papers and its keys”, Singh added.The SP said the beneficiaries were told they would have to pay only if they cleared the exam.The beneficiaries identified by the police belong to the Sonepat, Bhiwani and Rewari district of Haryana.The police further said Satinder Hooda, another man, whose role has been established in the scam, along with his wife, were two beneficiaries who bought the question papers and got selected.Satinder Hooda and another conduit Ravinder Baniya, are at present absconding.A police official said two travel agencies were under being verified from where Nain was suspected to have hired bus to ferry beneficiaries to Lucknow.Box – Question papers sold for Rs 7, 10 lakhThe police claim while the question paper for the post of JBT was sold for Rs 7 lakh, the paper for the post of TGT was sold for Rs 10 lakh. The police said the conduits had a commission of Rs one lakh out of the total amount charged from beneficiaries.Box – Nain has revealed that he was in link with two persons who were involved in the infamous Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh. The police however, said they were yet to establish Nain’s link to them.

[Source:-The Tribune]

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