ACB registers case against 13 senior officers of MSRTC

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Sep 30 (UNI) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case against 13 senior officers of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) for their alleged involvement in the 'illegal' recruitment of 391 drivers in 2004.

According to ACB sources, the scam had taken place in Jalna, Parbhani, Latur and Nanded districts of Marathwada.

The ACB carried out raids in different parts of the state including Marathwada and neighbouring Dhule, Solapur and Nasik districts. The ACB also found 'incriminating' documents during the raids, the sources said, pointing out that one of the accused P R Rathod was dead, while two of them have retired from service.

They were accused of tampering with the marks of several candidates to favour other candidates.

Among those booked by the ACB include Sunil Chavan, Narsinh Suddalwar (who were related with the recruitment process at Jalna), Shridhar Govindra Kadam, Sudhir Fakira Patil, Ramchandra Haribhau Admane (all from Parbhani), Dadasaheb Mayappa Chandanshive and Narendra Vanji Nagrale (both retired), Habibur Rehman and Shyam Lobhaji Bobade (all from Beed), Sopan Yashwantrao Nabde, Manik Sadashiv Kejale and Tukaram Raghoji Shelke (all from Parbhani).

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