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Arunachal: ED conducts raids over APPSC paper leak scam in Itanagar

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Itanagar, March 24: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids at two locations in Itanagar on Tuesday related to the APPSC AE paper leak scam. Taket Jerang, the main accused in the scam, had his house searched. Jerang has been implicated in all APPSC-related scams since 2014.

The ED conducted the search operation in Papum Pare district under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

In a tweet, the ED stated that it carried out the search operation, under the provisions of the PMLA, 2002, “in Papum Pare district, in respect of the investigations relating to the Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) cash-for-job scam and the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) paper leak scam.”

The ED seized incriminating documents during the operation and froze bank accounts and FDs worth Rs 1.41 crore. The accounts of Kapter Ringu and her relatives, related to the APSSB scam, were also frozen and attached.

The Special Investigation Cell, which is investigating the APSSB cash-for-job scam, had chargesheeted 19 persons in November 2020 for their alleged involvement in the case.

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