Have Zero Tolerance Towards Corrupt Practices, Extending Full Support In Paper Leak Investigation: Indian Army

Lt Gen JS Nain
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Mubarak Ansari
Pune, 26th May 2021: Indian Army has reaffirmed its resolve of zero tolerance towards corrupt practices and continues to extend full procedural support for an ongoing joint investigation of the question paper leak case of the Common Entrance Examination for recruitment of Soldiers (General Duty).

The investigations of the said case commenced on an initial tip-off by the Army to the Pune City Police on 28 Feb 2021. Till now, a total of nine accused persons including three serving Army officers have been arrested in the case.

“Timely actions and whole hearted support by Army to the Police is reflective of Army’s resolve to weed out malpractices and make the existing recruitment system foolproof and robust. The interest in the youth to join the Armed forces needs no reiteration. The Army, therefore, continues to implement strict checks and balances to ensure a transparent recruitment process”, Army said in a statement.

Lt Gen JS Nain, Army Commander, Southern Command headquartered in Pune, has issued strict instructions to all the Station Commanders in the area of responsibility to assist in the ongoing investigations. He has instituted proactive measures to enable the early completion of the investigations.

The Indian Army has exhorted all candidates not to fall prey to the nefarious designs of touts and inimical elements, and support the authorities to keep the recruitment system clean and transparent.