Bhubaneswar, June 13 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched an investigation into alleged certificate forgery in postal service recruitment in Odisha by carrying out raids at multiple locations in the state.

More than 204 officials including 123 officers from the CBI and 82 personnel from other departments conducted searches at over 67 locations across various districts including Kalahandi, Nuapada, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore and Bhadrak in connection with the alleged massive scam.

The probe was carried out following a complaint lodged by the Director of Postal Services, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, alleging massive corruption in the recruitment process in Odisha Postal Circle.

On May 9, 202...