CBI arrests former VC of Central University from Kanpur
New Delhi:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) tonight arrested from Kanpur the ex-Vice Chancellor of Dr. Hari Singh Gour Central University of Sagar N S Gajbhiye in connection with a case of alleged irregularities in the selection fo candidates for different posts.
The CBI has registered cases against the former Vice chancellor along with several axed faculty members of the Central University at Sagar in Madhya Pradesh under Sections 120-B of IPC read with Section 13(2) along with 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegations that the Vice Chancellor and the members of screening committees of University had entered into a criminal conspiracy with non-eligible candidates who were appointed as librarian and Assistant Professors in the Biotechnology and Chemistry departments.
On February 20, the CBI registered three separate cases against the accused and conducted searches were conducted today at 8 places at Sagar, Jhansi and Kanpur, at residential premises of the accused persons. During searches, various incriminating documents, investment documents and locker keys have been recovered.
Besides the former Vice Chancellor, cases have also been registered for irregularities committed in 2013 against the then then Professor, Department of Chemistry; then HOD, Department of Botany; then Head, Department of Biotechnology; then Professor, Department of Zoology; then Professor, Department of Applied Geology; then Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, then Dean, Chemical Sciences & Technology, then Head, Department of Chemistry; then two Professor of Department of Chemistry; then Professor, Department of Botany; then Professor, Department of Applied Geology; then Professor, Department of Microbiology; then two Assistant Professors & two others of Department of Chemistry, the then Librarian, then Head of the Department of Geography(Member of screening Committee), all the three of Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar(Madhya Pradesh); then Reader & Head of the Department of Library & Information Science, Vikram University, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh(Member of screening Committee); then Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh(Member of Selection Committee); then Prof. of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal(Member of Selection Committee); then Dean Department of Library & Information Science, Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh(Member of Selection Committee); former Librarian, Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh(Member of Selection Committee); then Professor of Library & Information Science, Punjab University, Chandigarh(Member of Selection Committee) and another Member of Selection Committee