“West Bengal: CBI searches 8 locations in forged domicile certificate for CAPF job case, FIR says some Pakistani nationals also benefitted”, Opindia, February 3, 2024:
“The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched eight places on 3rd February in West Bengal including Kolkata and the 24 North Parganas district in response to allegations of fraudulent use of residence credentials to obtain benefits granted to border-area residents in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) recruitment, according to officials.
The Calcutta High Court ordered the agency to look into complaints that a number of candidates were illegally recruited into the armed forces and the CAPFs by using forged domicile documents that claimed that they were from border areas. This allowed them to pass the examination with lower cut-off marks. The probe was taken over by the CBI in August of last year.
Notably, the FIR has asserted that certain citizens of Pakistan had also benefited from the same by using forged certificates. However, no more about the Pakistanis has been made available so far…..”
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