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JAIPUR: Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is probing the involvement of a close aide of BJP MP from Alwar in a major recruitment scam operating through a private firm at Alwar’s ESIC hospital.
According to ACB officials, the role of Kuldeep Yadav, personal assistant to MP Balaknath is under scanner for demanding a share in the bribe taken by a Gujarat-based company, MJ Solanki, from candidates for the recruitment of nursing and nursing assistants at the hospital.
“He had demanded Rs 5 lakh from the officials of the MJ Solanki, which was entrusted with the recruitment of contractual nursing staff at the hospital. We are investigating his role based on our preliminary investigation,” said a senior ACB official.
DG (ACB), BL Soni said that the intelligence unit of the bureau had received information about the arbitrary selection process in the recruitment of nurses and nursing assistants at the hospital.
“We sent a team to Alwar which camped there for several days following intensive intelligence groundwork. The team found that the officials of the firm were involved in demanding up to Rs 2 lakh for recruiting nurses and Rs 80,000for nursing assistants at the hospital,” he said.
The ACB late on Thursday night arrested filed in charge of MJ Solanki company, Bharat Poonia, the company’s supervisor Kana Ram Choudhary, company partner Manjal Patel, and a nursing officer posted in AIIMS Jodhpur, MahipalYadav.
According to the ACB, the accused took money from several candidates to get them contractual jobs at the hospital, Mahipal Yadav was a native of Alwar and worked as a conduit in the scam.
The ACB officials said that the role of hospital staff is also under investigation.