VYAPAM: Student imprisoned for 7 years in constable recruitment examination case

Bhopal, September 20, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Judge of Special Court constituted for Madhya Pradesh Vocational Examination Board (Vyapam) cases, on Thursday sentenced the student accused in the constable recruitment examination-2013 scam case to 7 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 8,000.
The broker and the bogus accused in the case were acquitted due to lack of evidence. According to the prosecution, the incident took place on 7 February 2014 at the Motilal Nehru Stadium in Bhopal during constable recruitment physical efficiency test. Examination Committee member Rajesh Singh Bhadauria had reported at the Jehangirabad police station that a candidate named Manish Singh had appeared in the physical efficiency test, whose admit card was found suspicious.
Photo and signature not found in the admit card
The investigation found that the photo and signature appearing in the admit card did not match the candidate present. Strictly inquiries revealed that the name of the person present was Satendra Yadav, who appeared in the examination in place of Manish Singh, a native of Ranipura Ater Bhind. In this work, broker Bippu alias Vijay Bahadur carried out this fraud with a hefty amount.
Two accused acquitted for lack of evidence
The accused had produced fake documents through the broker. A challan was presented to the court under the cheating, forgery, forgery and Accredited Examination Act against the original candidates Manish Singh, Dalal Bippu alias Vijay Bahadur, and Satyendra Yadav, involved in the case. During the hearing of the case, the CBI had produced testimony and evidence against the accused, but the sentence was pronounced against the accused student Manish Singh in the case who was found guilty of the crime.