Challan slapped on Exam Superintendent after he helps students cheat


Crime Branch, Jammu has produced a challan against five persons including the Superintendent of an Examination Centre established by the J&K Board of School Education. A Case bearing FIR No. 14/2012 under section 419, 420, 120-B RPC P/S Crime Branch, Jammu was registered on the basis of a source information received by the Crime Branch, Jammu.

As per the source one person by the name of Prabjot Singh had been impersonating himself as Parvinder Singh and was sitting for the latter in the examination hall. This was one case of abetting cheating besides the other case of students who were indulging in mass copying in connivance with the Centre Superintendent and other staff members. These officials were deputed by the State Board of School Education J&K, Jammu for the conduct of examination at centre No. 245 New Model Institute of Education, Keerpind, R.S. Pura.

During the course of investigation, it was found that one of the candidate’s appearance did not match with the photograph found with his Roll No. slip. The candidate revealed his identity as Prabhjot Singh S/o Gurdeep Singh R/o Kotli Shahdowala, R.S.Pura who was a student of 12th class of Govt. Higher Secondary School R.S Pura. He further admitted that he was sitting in the examination in place of Parvinder Singh S/o Prithpal Singh R/o Phinder Tehsil R.S Pura.

Prabhjot Singh further admitted that this impersonation was very well known to the Examination Centre Superintendent Shamsher Singh. His answer sheet, Roll Number slip and attendance sheet was seized through a Seizure memo prepared on spot.  During further checking it was found that students were indulging in mass copying and other activities in connivance with staff deployed by J&K BOSE.

After establishing the offences u/s 419, 420, 120-B RPC against the accused persons namely  (1) S. Shamsheer  Singh S/o Jetha Singh R/o Kotli Shah Doula Tehsil R.S Pura, Jammu, (2) Pawan Kumar  S/o S. Gurdayal R/o Kotli Shah Doula Tehsil R.S Pura, Jammu, (3) Parvinder Singh S/o Prith Paul Singh R/o Pithandu Tehsil R.S Pura, Jammu, (4) Prabhjoht Singh S/o Gurdeep Singh R/o Kotli Shah Doula, Tehsil R.S. Pura and (5) Sukhbir Singh S/o Jaswant Singh R/o Keer Pind R.S. Pura. The chargesheet has been presented before the court of Ld. CJM, Jammu.

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