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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam

Lt Gen Jitendra Singh, chief of the NDA at Pune, that has been caught in a recruitment scandal in recent days, was Wednesday shunted out by the Defence Ministry to ensure "a free and fair" probe into the case.



New Delhi: Lt Gen Jitendra Singh, commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Pune, that has been caught in a recruitment scandal in recent days, was Wednesday shunted out by the Defence Ministry to ensure "a free and fair" probe into the case, an official said.

"Defence Minister AK Antony has ordered the immediate shifting of Lt. Gen. Jitendra Singh, Commandant, National Defence Academy (NDA), Pune. This is with the view to ensure a free and fair investigation in the alleged bribery racket in the recruitment of Group `C` posts in the NDA, Khadakwasla, Pune," the official said.

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