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AP: Three arrested in `Skill Development scam’

Vijayawada: Three of the accused in the alleged Rs. 241 crore ‘Skill Development Scam’ have been sent to remand by the Anti-Corruption Bureau court.

The accused –Soumyadri, Mukesh and Vikas were sent to Machilipatnam for COVID tests after which they would be shifted to the Vijayawada district prison.

Meanwhile, the CID officers continued their investigation in the alleged Skill Development Corporation scam in the previous Telugu Desam Party regime in the state. The records of the shell companies were inspected in Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Delhi and key documents were seized.

FIRs were registered on its MD and CEO Ganta Subba Rao, Director K. Lakshminarayana and 26 others for siphoning funds without doing any work in the year 2018.