Kadam remanded to police custody till July 10

Mumbai, July 03: Deputy superintendent of police Baban Shivram Kadam, held with four others in the multi-crore scam involving Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC), was today remanded to police custody till July 10 by a special court.

Mumbai, July 03: Deputy superintendent of police
Baban Shivram Kadam, held with four others in the multi-crore
scam involving Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC),
was today remanded to police custody till July 10 by a special
court.

Designated Judge P N Deshmukh allowed him home food,
bedding and medicines after his lawyer Subodh Desai said Kadam
was admitted to hospital after his arrest yesterday following
hypertension.

Hearing prosecutor Manohar Kandhalkar, the judge directed
police to provide him medicines after obtaining the approval
from a government hospital.

To a question from the court, Kadam said he had no
complaint against the police since his arrest.

Seeking Kadam's remand, the prosecutor said he was
responsible for luring candidates of MPSC examinations and
forging answer sheets for monetary consideration. Raids
conducted at his house resulted in recovery of answer sheets
and assets worth Rs 31 lakhs, the court was told.

The prosecutor disclosed that raids had been conducted at
Mumbai, Nasik and Thane on premises of several accused and
assets collectively valued at Rs 75 lakhs were seized.

Kadam has been charged with offences under various
sections including 13(1)(B) of Prevention of Corruption Act
(PCA) and sections 467 IPC (forgery), 468 IPC (forgery for the
purpose of cheating) etc.

Bureau Report

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