Preparation of charge sheet against Azam Khan starts, name added to this scam

Jan 29 2020 01:26 PM
Preparation of charge sheet against Azam Khan starts, name added to this scam

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the Jal Nigam recruitment scam has received the much-awaited report of the Hyderabad-based Central Forensic Science Lab (FSL). This famous scam has been carried out during the Samajwadi Party regime. Based on the report, the analysis of the results data has started. The facts of recruitment bypassing the rules have already been revealed. Scientific evidence of disturbances in the result is being searched. Sources say that the SIT may soon file a charge sheet against the accused, including former minister Azam Khan.

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The government handed over the investigation to the case. During the SP rule, there were allegations of irregularities in the recruitment of 1300 posts. In the initial investigation, the recruitment of bypassing the rules was revealed. On the government's order, SIT in April 2018, SIT, besides former minister Azam Khan, the then MD of Jal Nigam PK Asadani, former secretary of Municipal Development Department SP Singh (now retired), former minister Azam's then OSD Syed Afaq Ahmed and the then an FIR was registered against Chief Engineer Anil Kumar Khare and others under embezzlement, fraud, conspiracy, concealment of evidence and Prevention of Corruption Act.

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It was revealed in the investigation that the recruitment was done by bypassing the rules in the Jal Nigam while the accused SP Singh was posted as Secretary of the Municipal Development Department. Azam Khan was then the Municipal Development Minister and the chairman of Jalanigam. The candidates had made many serious allegations of irregularities including mis-evaluation of letters, on which the officials of the institution conducting the examination were also questioned and the SIT had released the result CD and some others. After capturing the data, he was sent to the Forensic Science Lab for investigation. Investigation report was sought on several points. The SIT also had to wait a long time to get the FSL report.

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