Assam: CID charge sheet 36 accused in SI job scam
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Assam: CID charge sheet 36 accused in SI job scam

The charge sheet runs into 2621 pages while the case diary runs into 1217 pages. 183 witnesses have been named as prosecution witnesses.

GUWAHATI

The criminal investigation department (CID) of Assam Police on December 18 submitted a charge sheet before the special judge against 36 accused persons in the Assam Police sub-inspector recruitment scam.

“The charge sheet has been submitted in connection with CID PS case number 21/2020 under the sections 120B/119/120/166/201/204/212/406/409/420/461/506/34 of IPC; Section 66 (B) of Information Technology Act; Sections 25 (1-B)(a)/25(1-B)(h) of Arms Act; Section 98(a) of Assam Police Act and Section 7(a) (b) (c)/8/12/13 (1) (a)/13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 – Section 7(a) (b) (c)/8/12/13 (1) (a)/13(2),” an official statement issued here said.

The charge sheet runs into 2621 pages while the case diary runs into 1217 pages. 183 witnesses have been named as prosecution witnesses.

“The statement of 32 witnesses has been recorded by a Judicial Magistrate under section 164 Cr.P.C whereas confessional statements of five arrested accused persons have been recorded by a Judicial Magistrate under section 164 Cr.P.C,” the statement said.

The charge sheet has been submitted in 87 days from the date of first arrest in the case.

“During investigation, cash amounting ₹ 6,26,69,440; 32 mobile phones,11 digital video recorders, 5 laptops, 10 vehicles (including a two-wheeler) were seized. The crime scenes were spread across 24 locations in four districts,” the statement said.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)

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