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MTC MD arrested in job fraud case

The Managing Director of Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) was arrested by officials of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Wednesday.

Published: 12th November 2020 05:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th November 2020 05:38 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The Managing Director of Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) was arrested by officials of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Wednesday. He was named along with former Transport Minister K Senthil Balaji in the job fraud case, where they allegedly swindled over Rs 1.86 crore. K Ganesan had served as the MD of MTC in Chennai for a few years and was transferred to Coimbatore. He has been remanded in judicial custody until November 25, said a senior police officer. The complainant in 2015 alleged that the then Transport Minister Senthil Balaji along with few others had swindled around Rs 2 crore promising government jobs during 2014-2015. He said they had taken money from at least 81 people.


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