THE Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case under sections 120-B, r/w 420, 468,471 of IPC and section 9, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act 1988 against the then PS (Retired) to the Director (now Advisor/ Consultant ) ; Incharge Transport Cell and, UDC, all of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) an autonomous body under Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India, Pashan, Pune, Maharastra on the allegations that the accused persons had indulged in corrupt practices relating to recruitment of personnel for different posts in IITM during 2010-2014 and obtained pecuniary benefit from ineligible candidates who were appointed in the IITM.
According to CBI officials searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of the accused persons. Incriminating documents regarding alleged employment of candidate on forged certificate and some other ineligible candidates; two Hard Disc of computer and electronic data revealing of leakage of questions and answers of the examination conducted in the year 2014 for the post of assistant manager in IITM and three bank accounts having FDR of Rs. 1.16 crores were recovered from the premises of then PS, Diploma Certificates of Fitter and Turner suspected to be forged and Sale-Deeds of two Immovable properties have been recovered from other accused. Further investigation is continuing.