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SSC scam: CBI makes first arrests

Probe agency apprehends two former advisers

Our Web Desk Calcutta Published 10.08.22, 06:03 PM
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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has made the first breakthrough in the SSC scam in West Bengal by arresting two former advisers Ashok Saha and Shanti Prasad Sinha.

According to, as per the FIR, Sinha's name topped the list while Saha was in the fourth position.


As per CBI sources, the probe agency found discrepancies while grilling the two following which, they were arrested.

The High Court appointed Bag committee named the two in its report too.

The two reportedly tried to disrupt the process of investigation and also concealed facts.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has already arrested former Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpoita Mukherjee.

ED raids unearthed crores of cash and jewelleries worth lakhs.

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