Illegal Teacher Appointments Scandal: SIC Raids in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam

The State Investigation Cell (SIC) has registered a case, SIC (VIC) PS C/No.02/2023, under Sections 120(B), 420, 409, 468, and 471 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) read with Section 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, pertaining to the alleged illegal appointment of 28 Primary Teachers in Longding District.

The case was initiated based on the alarming findings of the Fact-Finding Committee report of the Education Department, which exposed the widespread existence of fake appointments of 28 Primary Teachers in Longding District. These appointments were made without following the proper recruitment procedures, raising serious concerns about corruption and malpractice.

The SIC (VIG) PS officially registered the case on 7th July 2023, and since then, their dedicated teams have been conducting an intensive investigation into the matter. The probe aims to unravel the truth behind the illegal appointments and hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

In an effort to bring the perpetrators to justice, the SIC teams carried out raids on various residential and office premises in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on 24th July 2023. The raids were executed in coordination with local law enforcement agencies to ensure the collection of crucial evidence.

The investigation is ongoing, and authorities are leaving no stone unturned to delve into all facets of the case. The SIC has promised a thorough and impartial inquiry, assuring the public that the guilty parties will face the full force of the law.

The Superintendent of Police, SIC (Vig), Civil Sectt., Itanagar, expressed firm determination to uphold the principles of justice and integrity during this investigation. The scandal of fake appointments has raised serious questions about the transparency of the recruitment process in the education system and has fueled public demand for strict action against wrongdoers.

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