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PSC leak remand hearing against 6 on Jul 16

TBP Online
11 Jul 2024 16:41:38 | Update: 11 Jul 2024 20:39:41
PSC leak remand hearing against 6 on Jul 16
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A Dhaka Court on Thursday fixed July 16 for holding a hearing on the application to remand six people in a case lodged over the allegations of question papers leaking in various government recruitment tests.

For the sake of proper investigation, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury fixed the date on Thursday as the Investigating Officer (IO) of the case CID Additional Special Superintendent of Police Jewel Chakma applied 10-day remand for each of the accused, reports BSS.

The six accused are-- PSC driver Abed Ali, Deputy Directors of Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) Jahangir Alam, 58, and Abu Zafar, 57, Assistant Director SM Alamgir Kabir, 49, Defense and Finance Department (BOF) auditor Priyanath Roy, 51, Mirpur garment factory businessmen Noman Siddiqui, 44, and Jahedul Islam, 27.

Earlier on July 9, the police produced 17 accused arrested in the court.

At that time, six persons including PSC driver Abed Ali agreed to give a statement under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Following an application from the investigation officer of the case, the Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka recorded their statement.

On July 8, Sub-Inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Nippon Chandra Das filed a case with Paltan Police Station in the capital.

The names of 31 people were mentioned in the case. Besides, there are 50 to 60 unidentified accused.

According to the case, the accused, as a syndicate, leaked the question papers of various grades of BCS and PSC in exchange for money in the past years.

The accused have acquired illegal wealth beyond their known income sources by selling questions to some government job aspirants.