Retired army Col detained over fake Army recruitment


A retired army officer Sukhpreet Singh Arjun Singh Randhwa has been arrested for been connected to the fake recruitment document case.

The Nashik Police who was working on the fake document case found four recruitment in the Indian artillery who were exposed during there 15 days of training. The retired Army officer was allegedly to be the mastermind of the recruitment, was arrested on Tuesday by a team of the city’s Upnagar police station.

“The retired Army officer will be brought to Nashik for further probe in the case”, Deputy Commissioner of Police Shrikant Dhivare said.

Police had on July 11 arrested four men claiming to be Army recruits — Balbir Ramchandra Gurjar, Sureshkumar Shivcharan Mahanto, Sachinkumar Kishansingh and Tejapal Motiram Chopada all from Rajasthan, for allegedly submitting fake documents for joining the Artillery Center here.

“A case was registered against them under sections 420, 465, 468, 471, 120-B and 34 of IPC”, Upnagar police station in charge Ashok Bhagat said.

Police said that investigations revealed the involvement of the retired officer who was on the run. A team of Nashik police then traced him down and detained him in Delhi.

Wefornews Bureau

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