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UP govt recommends CBI probe into UPPSC results since 2012

UP govt recommends CBI probe into UPPSC results since 2012
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Lucknow: A CBI probe into the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission results since 2012 was recommended by the Uttar Pradesh government.

“A letter recommending a CBI probe into all results declared by the UPPSC from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2017 was sent to the central government today,” state home secretary Mani Prasad Misra said.

The Yogi Adityanath Cabinet had last week decided to go for a CBI probe into the “appointments made by the UPPSC” during the Samajwadi Party rule.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had on July 19 said in the state assembly: “What have you done to UPPCS? … Its credibility is in question.

We will get all the appointments made in the UPPCS since 2012 probed by the CBI.”

Noting that there were at least 1.5 lakh posts lying vacant in the police department, the chief minister said “There has not been a single appointment made since 2012 over which no accusing finger has been raised.”

PTI