Big Scams of 2020: Zero tolerance policy, yet these frauds happened in UP Investigation is going on in the Animal Husbandry Department in the name of awarding a tender of Rs 292 crore. The FIR of the case was lodged on 13 June 2020 by Indore businessman Manjit Singh Bhatia alias Rinku at Hazratangaj police station.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had made it clear as soon as the government was formed in the state that his government would run on the policy of zero tolerance. It also said that no one will be left out on the issue of corruption, despite this, many such scams came up in UP this year too. Whose investigation is in progress. Let me tell you the major scams of this year Animal Husbandry Department’s tender scam Investigation is going on in the Animal Husbandry Department in the name of awarding a tender of Rs 292 crore. The FIR of the case was lodged on 13 June 2020 by Indore businessman Manjit Singh Bhatia alias Rinku at Hazratangaj police station. In this case 10 accused were named. The accused are accused of cheating 9 crore 72 lakh 12 thousand rupees in the name of contract for supply of wheat, flour, sugar and lentils etc. in the form of pseudonymous documents and pseudonym. The reward of 25 thousand Inamiya IPS Arvind Sen, who is a facilitator of the accused who committed fraud in the name of tendering, is absconding. IPS had threatened the aggrieved traders during their posting as CBCID SP. 4 4 PPE Kit Scam There was a lot of uproar over the scam in the PPE kit purchased for doctors and paramedical staff to deal with Corona infection. The matter was raised by Aam Aadmi Party MP and UP in-charge Sanjay Singh. After this, other political parties also attacked the state government over this matter. Not only this, the BJP MLA had alleged that Kovid kits were purchased in exchange for 2800 rupees for 9500 rupees. The PPE kit provides an oximeter and thermometer. The investigation found the complaint correct. The panchayat officers of Sultanpur and Ghazipur were suspended. Investigation has found that PPE kit scam has occurred in 65 districts in the disaster. The kits were sold and purchased at manifold prices. The SIT was also formed to investigate the matter. But the opposition remained adamant for CBI investigation. 4 See also: Whole India shook: 10 most dreadful criminal incidents in UP, year 2020 Teacher recruitment scam In the BJP government of the state, there was also an echo of teacher recruitment scam this year. During the investigation of STF, many such cases have come to light in which fake teachers got jobs in districts far from their home district and they did not go to school in their deployment. STF officials suspect that many of them are fake teachers, who have escaped in the course of action. Gangs were also busted in the name of recruitment of 69000 teachers in the council schools of UP. This scam was compared to the Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh. STF was also formed to investigate the matter and many people related to it have been arrested so far. 4 See also: UP Day is not less than a challenge, preparations are fast Ration scam in 34 districts of UP A case of crores of scams in crores of 34 districts of UP was also duped by fake software and information related to e-posh machine. Which is now being investigated by the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW). In this scam, with the help of a computer operator, the Aadhaar number of beneficiaries was modified and the Aadhaar number of his acquaintances was fed. Through this, the grain of the poor was taken out. After taking the grain, the Aadhaar number of the real beneficiary was re-fed.