The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday conducted raids at the National Defence Academy (NDA) campus in Pune on Wednesday, according to media reports. The raids were being conducted on professors in NDA over allegations of "irregularities in selection or appointment of various posts in the teaching faculty".
The ANI quoted the NDA and tweeted.
NDA was apprised of the allegations by the CBI team. It is clarified that the issue related to allegations of submission of inappropriate documentations by some academic faculty members at the time of their selection and appointment to NDA by the UPSC: National Defence Academy
— ANI (@ANI) June 6, 2018
The CBI registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against the principal of NDA Pune, a professor of political science, two assistant professors in the Chemistry department and the head of department (HoD) of Chemistry, CNN-News18 reported.
The allegation that there were irregularities in the selection or appointment of teachers is currently under investigation and CBI is currently searching the offices of the accused. CBI says that once the searches are complete and the relevant documents are recovered, the agency will then be able to divulge more information.
Firstpost is now on WhatsApp. For the latest analysis, commentary and news updates, sign up for our WhatsApp services. Just go to Firstpost.com/Whatsapp and hit the Subscribe button.
Updated Date: Jun 06, 2018 18:46:37 IST