New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked two former Major Generals of the Indian Army for alleged corruption in conducting Group C and D examinations in the Survey of India in 2002. It resulted in wrong selection of 44 candidates as those who had succeeded were made to fail, officials said Tuesday. The CBI said that there is a lot of evidence against the two
The FIR has been registered against the then Brigadier MV Bhat, Director, Survey Training Institute (STI), and the then Brigadier KRMK Babaji Rao, Deputy Surveyor General, STI. Both of them retired as Major Generals, the probe body said.
Other names include JK Rath and R Rama Singh, the then officials of STI.
The agency has registered the FIR after a two-year-long preliminary inquiry based on a complaint from a vigilance officer in the Ministry of Science and Technology who alleged malpractices in compilation of marks in the answer sheets of the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for Group D to C Topo Trades held during October 2002 in the Survey of India.
It was alleged that candidates who had passed were made to fail and vice versa, resulting in wrong selection of 44 candidates.
The agency had alleged that answer sheets were deliberately manipulated by accused officers to favour selected candidates, they said.