The Gauhati High Court has granted bail to Assam's sub-inspector (SI) recruitment exam scam accused Akshay Chand Baid on health ground.
Sources further reported that Baid has been granted bail due to complaints on health-related issues and is currently undergoing medical treatment in Chennai.
According to sources, eight other accusd have also been granted bail. However the names are yet to be revealed.
Akshay Chand is the owner of Akshay Telecommunication, the company which got a sub-contract for conducting the Police SI Recruitment Exam.
He was in judicial custody since October 27.
In October last year after his arrest he was admitted to Marwari Maternity Hospital in Guwahati for suffering from kidney related ailments and diabetes.
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On December 18, the Crime Investigation Department of Guwahati Police had submitted a chargesheet against 36 accused including Baid in connection with the scam.
Over 66,000 candidates had appeared the recruitment exam for 597 posts of the sub inspectors on September 20. Authorities on being informed of an question paper leak cancelled the examinations with fifteen minutes of its commencement.
Later, an examination was re-conducted on November 22 where 3,162 have cleared the written test.
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