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CID conducts raid at Devraj Das’s house in connection with SI exam scam

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Assam Police carried a search operation in accused Devraj Das’s house in Barpeta in connection with the SI exam scam.

The CID team detained Devraj Das’s wife Tulika Barman and interrogated her. During her interrogation, the CID team recovered cash worth Rupees 46 lakhs and 77 thousand from Tulika Barman’s locker of Bank of Baroda. The CID team also seized one kilogram gold from the

Later, the CID team launched a search operation in the accused couple’s house.

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Das was arrested on October 10, after the state police team and CID team had seized crores of rupees.

Earlier on Friday, Assam Superintendent of Police Kumar Sanjit Krishna, who is one of the prime accused in the SI exam paper leak case, was remanded to five days custody of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) by a Guwahati court.

Along with Krishna, Rubul Hazarika and Saroj Sharma were also sent to CID custody for five days. They were produced at the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court during the day.

The recent arrest was Kumar Sanjit Krishna, Superintendent of Police by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was an eye-opener as to the scale of involvement of high level police officials in the scam. Sanjit Krishna is accused of taking Rs. 40 lakh to open the question paper box at his official residence, two days before the exam on 18 September. During that period, Krishna was serving as the Superintendent of Police, Karimganj and was later transferred from Karimganj and was given charge as SP of FRRO, Barpeta.

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