JD-U Leader involved in BSEB Scandal Expelled from Party

Now defunct Vishun Roy College in Vaishali.

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Patna: Just hours after Janata Dal – U expelled former MLC Usha Sinha from the party after the police issued a warrant against her for her role in the ToppersGate scam; she was removed from her post as the Principal of Ganga Devi Mahila College in Kankarbagh and was replaced by Shyama Rai.

Sinha, the wife of former Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Chairperson Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh, like her husband, remains in hiding after arrests warrant were issued against the couple involving massive financial irregularities and corruption at the highest level.

Rai was earlier posted as the Principal of Nalanda Mahila College in Biharsharif in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's home district of Nalanda.

Magadh University Vice Chancellor Dr. Mohammed Ishtiaq confirmed the removal of Sinha and praised Rai as an upright citizen who was dedicated to improving education in Bihar.

Meanwhile, police on Thursday seized gold jewelry worth over Rs. 20 lakh during a raid at the home of Bachcha Rai, Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh's partner in crime and the Principal of now shuttered Vishun Roy College. The gold was hidden neatly under a bundle of haystack, police said.

Police also recovered Rs. 1.18 lakh in cash and several incriminating documents from Rai's home.


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