Assam: BJP Lawmaker RP Sharma’ daughter arrested in Cash-For-Jobs Scam

Assam: BJP Lawmaker RP Sharma’ daughter arrested in Cash-For-Jobs Scam

Guwahati: 19 civil and police service officers including a BJP lawmaker’s daughter, have been arrested in Guwahati in relation to the civil service job scam in the state. Among those arrested is Pallavi Sharma, daughter of RP Sharma, BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Tezpur. Monika, the niece of BJP leader Joyram Engleng has also been arrested.

The Assam Police had summoned three state police officers, 13 civil service officials and three allied service officials to appear for a handwriting test at the Special Branch Headquarters in Kahilipara area in Guwahati today.

According per the reports, officers were earlier let go after the handwriting test but many of them disappeared later, to escape the arrest. So, this time, the Assam Police officials had decided to arrest the accused immediately after their handwriting was matched with answer sheets and found to be fake in a forensics test.

Assam: BJP MP’s daughter among 19 summoned in cash-for-jobs scam

The police officials have already arrested 34 government officers in connection with the scam. Rakesh Paul the prime accused in the case and suspended chairman of the APSC along with the arrested officials is lodged at the Guwahati Central Jail.