Maharashtra: ED registers money laundering case in TET scam inviting 7,800 candidates

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), on August 8, registered a case of money laundering linked to the Academics Eligibility Test (TET) scam in Maharashtra. The scam is supposed to delight in been uncovered in December last year when hundreds of TET candidates delight in been accused of paying cash in return for increased marks and even procured unfaithful certificates. In step with the Maharashtra Converse Council Of Examination (MSCE), as many as 7,800 candidates delight in been allegedly passionate about the scam of manipulating the TET outcomes. 

Maharashtra | Enforcement Directorate registers a money laundering case in TET (Academics Eligibility Test) scam case.

— ANI (@ANI) August 8, 2022

The case, which was as soon as first registered with Pune Police cyber, is also being investigated by the Financial Offence Fly (EOW) in Maharashtra. Thus far, Pune Cyber has arrested 22 people linked with the alleged scam. The list of arrested people within the case entails MSCE commissioner Tukaram Supe and Pritesh Deshmukh, director of GA Instrument, the deepest company which conducted the exam. 

Shiv Sena leader’s daughters allegedly passionate about TET scam

Amongst the 7,800 candidates, two names which can be being highlighted are Heena Kausar Abdul Sattar Shaikh and Uzma Nahid Abdul Sattar Shaikh, daughters of Shiv Sena MLA Abdul Sattar Abdul Nabi. Particularly, Abdul Sattar was as soon as a minister within the oldschool Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra authorities, alternatively, he switched aspects when a majority of Sena leaders sided with Eknath Shinde. Currently, the Thackeray faction has launched an offensive in opposition to Abdul Sattar and is disturbing an investigation into the topic. 

A father of seven, Abdul Sattar is a three-time MLA from Aurangabad’s Sillod in Maharashtra and has a various of tutorial establishments below his jurisdiction. Out of Abdul Sattar’s seven formative years, four of his daughters educate at household-scurry tutorial institutes which can be affiliated to the Zilla Parishad within the explain. 

Sattar, alternatively, has denied the allegations about the involvement of his daughters within the scam stating that they did not qualify within the TET checks and that he has paperwork to point out the identical. The TET exam is conducted below the Factual to Education (RTE) Act to nominate academics, in authorities-scurry faculties, according to their ratings in mathematics, science and language talents.

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