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TNUSRB ‘ghost expert’ report: Psychologist held

CHENNAI: A day after the Madras high court docket hit hard in opposition to the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) for filing a ‘ghost knowledgeable’ report back to it, the Chennai city crime department arrested psychologist G V Kumar on Wednesday for forgery and dishonest.

The entrustment file fraud (EDF) wing of the CCB booked a dishonest case in opposition to two folks, including Kumar, 51, a local of Tirunelveli and settled in Chennai’s Anna Nagar, and retired maths instructor Murthy, 62, who was hired in the Kendriya Vidyalaya on the IIT-Madras campus.

An investigation officer said, “As consistent with the instructions of the Madras high court docket, now we have not arrested the retired school instructor for filing his report back to the TNUSRB. We have arrested psychologist Kumar for introducing Murthy to TNUSRB officials claiming him to be an IIT-M professor.”

TNUSRB officials sought the help of Kumar when the Madras high court docket requested them to post an expert opinion from an IIT-Madras professor or a retired professor for rejecting a candidate who implemented for a fingerprint bureau sub-inspector post. Kumar hid the truth that Murthy labored as a school instructor and introduced him as retired IIT-M professor Dr D Murthi and received his opinion and gave it to the TNUSRB officials on March 1 final, which was later submitted to the court docket.

Based on the criticism, the CCB officials registered a case below the IPC sections 420 (dishonest), 465 (punishment for forgery), 468 (forgery for the aim of dishonest), 471 (the use of a forged file as a real one), 491 (breach of contract) learn with 120 (B) (legal conspiracy) in opposition to G V Kumar and Murthy.

Kumar has been practising as a psychologist, psychometrician, marital counsellor, behavioural and cushy abilities teacher since 1983 and he has contributed to provide psychology questions for the TNUSRB examinations held in the fresh and previous years. Kumar labored as a psychologist at Chennai Port Trust and has been serving many main organisations as an respectable counsellor for the previous three a long time.

He was remanded in judicial custody.

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