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National Defence Academy principal, four others booked for alleged criminal conspiracy

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Lungsanliu Gonmei | Updated on: 06 Jun 2018, 04:15:34 PM

New Delhi:

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked the National Defence Academy principal and four other faculty members for alleged irregularities in the selection and appointment of teaching staff in the prestigious institute for training budding military officers, officials said on Wednesday

The CBI has booked NDA Principal Om Prakash Shukla, along with a professor of political science, the head of department and an assistant professor in the chemistry department and an assistant professor in the mathematics department for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating and provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The residential premises of the accused persons are being searched, the officials said. 

Shukla was appointed principal of the elite armed forces training centre in Khadakwasla, Pune, in 2011.

(With inputs from agencies)

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First Published : 06 Jun 2018, 04:15:11 PM