APSC scam | HC grants bail to 5 ACS-APS officers


Guwahati, October 8: The Gauhati High Court on Monday granted bail to five more accused officials who were arrested for allegedly securing their jobs through the Assam Public Service Commission by illegal means.

The five officials have been identified as Himanshu Choudhury, Kamal Debnath, Aniruddha Roy, Raju Saha and Jayanta Kumar Nath. The officials have been accused of bribing the prime accused and suspended chairman of the APSC, Rakesh Paul to secure plum government jobs.

However, the bail pleas of Jayanta Mahanta, Nishamoni Deka and Joydeb Mahanta has been rejected.

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The court ordered the investigating team to prepare a case diary. The next hearing is on Thursday.

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On October 4, the court granted bail to Dipak Khanikar, Kunal Das, Sudipta Goswami, Gitali Doley, Rumi Saikia, Dilip Kumar Kalita, Badarul Islam, Shabira Imran and Badarul Islam.