Forger Jitendra Bhonsle was nabbed in order to forged signatures of Maharashtra’s Chief Minister and many other minsters. He took a large amount of money from many people on the basis of these forged recommendation letters.
He even submitted one such letter with the CM’s signature to the Mantralaya, asking officials to extend the Sixth Pay ommission’s recommendations to 522 employees and to make them permanent.
He also claimed that the other letters in his possession were recommendation letters forwarded to him by deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state labour minister Hasan Mushrif, who accepted his plea to provide pay scales based on the Sixth Pay Commission to Mantralaya employees.
The accused is president of the Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Government Medical College of Kolhapur and have a reputation in the society. He even won various awards including the Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar from Lion’s Club, Dhanwantari Ratna Puraskar, Yashwant Gaurav Puraskar, Yuva Gaurav Puraskar, Samaj Bhushan Puraskar, Shree Nateshwar Puraskar, Adarabhushan Puraskar and Lion’s Club international’s Vishesh Gaurav Puraskar.