New Delhi: The CBI on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the conspiracy in the teachers' recruitment scam, in which former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala was jailed for 10 years, had begun in September 1999 when the recruitment was taken out of the purview of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC).
Commencing his argument for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea of Chautala and others, Solicitor General(SG) Mohan Parasaran told Justice Mukta Gupta about the facts which led to the junior basic trained (JBT) teachers' recruitment scam.
The senior lawyer submitted Chautala had become the Chief Minister in July 1999 and he had also the additional charge of Education Minister. The previous government in the state had taken the initiative for largescale recruitment of JBT teachers and the work was assigned to HSSC, he said.
The counsel argued the cabinet headed by Chautala had held the first meeting in September in which a decision was taken to "take away" the teachers' recruitment process from HSSC and to hand over the same to the directorate of primary education for the recruitment through district-level selection committees (DLSCs)....more
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Former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala and his son Ajay Singh Chautala were on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years in jail for their involvement in the teachers' recruitment scam. Special CBI Judge Vinod Kumar, who last week had convicted the Chautalas and 53 others, including two IAS officers, for corruption in a teachers' recruitment scam and other charges, handed them varying jail terms. Seventy eight-year-old Chautala and his son 51-year-old...
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