RANCHI: A retired army havildar was nabbed by the Army’s intelligence wing for allegedly trying to assure jobs to aspirants taking part in the Army’s recruitment drive at Morhabadi ground.
The accused, Suraj Kumar Singh, was apprehended with the help of Lalpur police. Singh hails from the Nalanda district in Bihar and had retired from the Army in 2018.
City DSP Amit Singh said, “The accused was promising candidates that he would help them get through various stages of the physical and medical tests during the recruitment drive. Police are questioning the accused in this regard.”
Police said that Singh was projecting himself as an Army subedar posted in Namkum and attempting to take money from the aspirants.
Police have lodged a case under Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code in this connection. Raids are also being conducted to nab Singh’s accomplices.