The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday made its first arrests in connection with the Bengal school recruitment scam in which former minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on July 23.
The CBI arrested Shanti Prasad Sinha, convenor of the special advisory committee formed for the appointments and Ashok Saha, who was a secretary of the state School Service Commission.
Sinha and Saha were interrogated several times after the Calcutta high court ordered the CBI probe into the case. On Wednesday, they were taken into custody after hours of interrogation.
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