An offence has been registered towards the captain of Chhattisgarh’s Ranji Trophy staff for allegedly getting a job within the workplace of principal accountant normal audit in Raipur by submitting bogus paperwork, police mentioned on Thursday.
The Vidhan Sabha police have registered a case towards Harpreet Singh Bhatia (31), a resident of Balod district, for allegedly getting the job of auditor/accountant within the Indian Audit Accounts Department Office of the Principal Accountant General Audit with the assistance of a bogus marksheet, an official mentioned.
In 2014, the division had invited functions from the cricket cadre for recruitment to the publish of auditor/accountant, he mentioned.
After preliminary verification of the attested paperwork submitted by the cricketer, he was referred to as for area trials and based mostly on his efficiency, Bhatia was chosen within the possible checklist of candidates, the official mentioned.
The cricketer had submitted a BCom diploma certificates from Bundelkhand University Jhansi, and to confirm the authenticity of the diploma, the division had contacted the college and learnt that no such marksheet had been issued, following which a grievance was lodged with the Vidhan Sabha police station, he mentioned.
A case underneath sections 420 (dishonest), 467 (forgery) and different related provisions of the IPC has been registered on this regard and the matter is being probed, the official mentioned.
Bhatia was the member of the Indian squad within the 2010 ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup and was picked up by the Pune Warriors India within the 2011 Indian Premier League. Later, he was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2017.