CBI finds recruitment scam at Pune MET institute
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) says it has detected a recruitment scam at the prestigious Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune, registered a case against its Advisor and carried out searches at her residence during which documents related to deposits of over ₹1 crore were recovered. The CBI has registered a case against Chabi Bardhan, the then Private Secretary to the Director and now working as Advisor at the Institute, Sanjay Hasnale, in-charge of the transport cell and Amit Kumar, upper division clerk at the Institute. The agency carried out searches at the officis and residences of three persons during which three bank accounts having fixed deposits receipts of ₹1.16 crore were recovered from Bardhan’s home, CBI sources said.
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