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Bail pleas of TNPSC exam scam accused rejected

City Public Prosecutor Gowri Ashokan submitted that the case is at a crucial stage and granting bail would be a hurdle to the investigation carried out by the Organised Crime Unit, CBCID.

Published: 14th February 2020 05:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2020 05:36 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The Principal District and Sessions Court on Thursday dismissed bail petitions of  M Anandan, working as an assistant at the sub-registrar office and M Muthukumar, an Armed Reserve Police personnel, accused in TNPSC exam scams.

Muthukumar, a native of Tirunelveli, is alleged to have collected Rs 40 lakh from seven persons, promising jobs in Group 2A posts. M Anandan topped the exam after paying Rs 13 lakh to a middleman named Boopathy, who is also working as a police officer. City Public Prosecutor Gowri Ashokan submitted that the case is at a crucial stage and granting bail would be a hurdle to the investigation carried out by the Organised Crime Unit, CBCID. Judge R Selvakumar dismissed the bail applications. 



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