cash-for-job scam. BANGALORE: The CID has filed a chargesheet against suspended Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) member Mangala Sridhar in the
Mangala is an accused in the 2011 scam in which aspirants for 362 Group A and B posts were asked for bribes. She has been charged with demanding Rs 70 lakh from HPS Mythri, a scheduled tribe candidate, in return for an assistant commissioner’s post.
The chargesheet has been filed before the special Lokayukta court. The Siddaramaiah government annulled the examination process following CID findings.
Mangala has routed for career in politics and incidental thereto she has been elected as corporator under BJP team. Regard being given to her connection, she has been recommended for her appointment as a member in Karnataka Public Service Commission. Being placed in such position Mongolia like other political leaders tried to avail opportunity out of her posting. As a matter of fact, as many as 362 Gazetted posts are proposed to be filled up in Group A and B.Managala could not have her control over monetary gain and being impatient she dared asking the cadidates for money in lieu of jobs and that ultimately landed up her in bribery accusation.