The state government ordered a CID probe into the alleged submission of fake certificates allegedly submitted by the transport department staff for appointment or promotions.
Several employees of the department, who have obtained a degree or diploma in automobile or mechanical engineering from educational institutions within and outside the state, represented for appointment/promotion by transfer of Transport Constables/ Senior and Junior Assistants, to the post of Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspectors.
Prior to bifurcation of the state, some employees had been promoted basing on the said certificates and some representations are pending. The Telangana government has decided to conduct a detailed CID enquiry into the genuineness of all such certificates.
The additional DGP (CID) was requested to conduct a detailed investigation into the genuineness of the certificates, according to orders issued on Friday.