by NEWSNER , 2021-06-24 15:29:03
The Gauhati High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of former DIG PK Dutta, one of the prime accused in last year’s Sub-Inspector (SI) recruitment scam of Assam Police.
He was arrested by West Bengal Police on October 6, 2020 from Kakarbhitta along the Indo-Nepal border.
Dutta is said to be the prime accused in the SI exam paper leak case.
Over 47 people have been arrested for their involvement in the SI question paper leak case including a BJP leader Diban Deka.Dutta and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leader Diban Deka were arrested for assuring jobs to many candidates in lieu of cash. Deka is alleged to have procured the question paper ahead of the written test. According to police investigation, it has been revealed that a day ahead of the test on September 20, many candidates had taken a mock exam at a hotel in Guwahati. Around 70 of these candidates were staying at one of the five hotels Dutta owns in Guwahati.