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Home dept cracks the whip after detecting irregularities

Selection of 87 SI/Jem candidates withheld

IMPHAL, July 4: The State government is withholding 87 candidates selected for the post of SIs and Jemadars after detecting irregularities in the Home department’s recruitment process.

The 87 selected candidates faced a direct recruitment process in 2010.

According to a highly placed source, Additional Secretary of the State Home department had directed the Director General of Police Shahid Ahmed IPS in a written letter no- E-31/29/2010-PHQ (admn)/1779 dated March 3, 2014 to conduct an inquiry after receiving various complaints from the public and the selected candidates of SI and Jemadar posts demanding their appointment letters. As a result, a high level committee under ADGP (Home Guards) T Pachau conducted an inquiry and submitted the report which probed the allegations made against the recruitment of Sub-Inspectors and Jemadars.

The Additional Secretary (Home) examined the report thoroughly after which the government has decided to withhold their appointments until further notice.

87 candidates selected for the posts of Sub-Inspectors and Jemaders were found to be either over aged or belonging to the general category but entering their names under OBC, submitting fake sport certificates from YAS which couldn’t be found in YAS records, tempering with their dates of births in their Board of Secondary Education certificates, submitting fake NIOS certificates and BA certificates, not facing the Viva-voce, entering their names under SCs category when they belong to OBC and changing their height from 5’2’’ into 5’3’’ respectively.

The source further stated that the Police head quarters may take necessary actions to issue appointment orders in consideration for the remaining selected candidates in the combined merit list of SIs and Jemandars after following the required formalities.




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