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    Assam Police SI recruitment scam: CID Recovers More Cash

    SP Kumar Sanjit Krishna was also arrested in connection with the scam and was remanded in five days CID custody

    GUWAHATI: In connection with the SI recruitment scam, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday recovered more cash from the bank account of Debraj Das, an Indian Railway employee, arrested earlier from Barpeta.

    CID sources said that cash worth Rs 9, 95,000 was recovered from a locker in Punjab National Bank, Bongaigaon branch in the name of the arrested accused on being led by him.

    Earlier during raids at his house on October 10, the Barpeta Police seized cash amounting to Rs 1, 83, 55, 740. Later on October 16, the CID further seized Rs 46 lakh and 920 gm of gold worth Rs 38.66 lakh from his wife Tulika Barman’s locker in the Bank of Baroda, Barpeta.

    On Friday, the CJM Court here had remanded Das to three-day CID custody.

    The SP of FRRO (Foreigners Regional Registration Officer), Barpeta Kumar Sanjit Krishna was also arrested in the police recruitment exam paper leak scam and was remanded in five days CID custody.

    The agency has so far arrested some 22 persons in connection to the SI recruitment scam.


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