CBI Raids, West Bengal: Today on Wednesday, June 07, the Central Bureau of Investigation raided 20 locations in West Bengal that are in connection with illegal municipality recruitment. “CBI raids underway in twenty places in Kolkata in connection with alleged municipality recruitment scam,” said ANI.
Municipality recruitment scam refers to the irregular recruitment process of various staff, for example, clerks and sweepers, drivers, peons, and others in various municipalities of West Bengal. CBI alleged that all the twenty locations are in connection with irregular recruitment processes for municipal jobs.
West Bengal | CBI raids underway in twenty places in Kolkata in connection with alleged municipality recruitment scam: CBI official
The alleged scam relates to irregularities in the recruitment of clerks, sweepers, peons, and drivers, in various municipalities in West Bengal
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— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2023
The recruitment process was mainly based on recruiting people with no citizenship proof, creating a big scam within various municipalities of West Bengal, as per sources and allegations.
“CBI also raided the office of the State of Urban Development Department in Salt Lake Area,” said an official with the PTI. As per the allegations made by CBI officials, illegal recruitment for municipalities is going on including cash for jobs, and appointment of personnel on the basis of corruption.