Already mired over the fake BA degree submitted by Deputy Speaker Isidore Fernandes’s son Raymond Fernandes for the post of Awal Karkun, the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Goa Police is now conducting an enquiry into allegation of one candidate Deepak Suresh Vaigankar having paid Rs 40 lakhs to some agent for the post of Awal Karkun.
This has been revealed in documents obtained under the RTI Act by Adv. Aires Rodrigues from the North Goa Collectorate.
As per the noting sheets the Deputy Superintendent of ACB by a letter dated 19th February sought from the North Goa Collectorate certified copies of certain documents pertaining to the Awal Karkun recruitment.
The ACB sought a copy of the marks list of all candidates who appeared for the preliminary exam for the post of Awal Karkun. While seeking a copy of the application form of Deepak Suresh Vaigankar, the ACB also sought copies of answer sheets of his written and preliminary exam. Copies of all intimations sent to Deepak Suresh Vaigankar for the preliminary and written test was also sought by the ACB.
By another letter dated 9th March 2020 the Deputy Superintendent of ACB sought Deepak Suresh Vaigankar’s OMR answer sheet of the preliminary exam.
Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today stated that he has been informed by the ACB that the matter pertaining to Deepak Suresh Vaigankar is still under investigation.
Meanwhile, Adv. Aires Rodrigues has expressed confidence that Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik will direct that an F.I.R be filed against Deputy Speaker Isidore Fernandes’s son Raymond Fernandes for having submitted a fake BA degree from Lucknow based Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad while applying for the post of Awal Karkun.
On account of the fake degree the North Goa Collector by an order issued on 16th June rejected the candidature of Raymond Fernandes who was one of the 16 selected in January this year for the post of Awal Karkun,