Eleven postmen arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation recently on charges of deducting Rs.20 as ‘commission' from the Old Age Pension (OAP) amount of Rs.400 have been placed under suspension.

According to sources in the agency, an enquiry is on to verify the genuineness of persons who took the OAP through the Postal Department. The Anti Corruption Branch of the CBI conducted surprise checks in K.K. Nagar, Ashok Nagar and West Mambalam Post Offices and found irregularities in the disbursement of OAP.

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