The Central Bureau of Investigation has today conducted searches at around 50 locations across 07 States/UT (including Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Prdesh, Haryana etc) in an ongoing investigation of two cases related to leakage of question papers for the written examinations for the post of Constables in Himachal Pradesh Police. During searches, incriminating documents have been recovered.
CBI registered 02 cases on 30.11.2022 on the request of Himachal Pradesh Government & further notification by Govt of India and had taken over the investigation of these cases earlier registered vide FIR No. 41, at Police Station, Gaggal & FIR No. 5, PS CID, Bharari (Shimla) by the State Police on the allegations of leakage of question papers of written examinations for the post of Constables in Himachal Pradesh Police, held on 27.03.2022.
During investigation and scrutiny of documents, alleged role of various middlemen based in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, etc were revealed. It was alleged that they were operating the nexus for leakage of examination papers in organised manner. Investigation is continuing.