BOPEE seeks clarification from CB

Srinagar: Before it could proceed on cancellation of admissions of some tainted candidates who got admissions through paper leak in common Entrance Test (CET)—2012, the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) has sought clarification from the Crime Branch (CB) on some vital issues with regard to the list of 12 candidates submitted by it last week.

“We have received the list of some candidates but we have sought clarification from the Crime Branch which I think must have been clarified sofar,” R D Sharma, Chairman BOPEE said.

Source s in the crime branch said that BOPEE may have sought a copy of report and other evidences against these students who are about to face the cancellation of admissions under BOPEE Act. “BOPEE will have to undergo by its own Act. So under that ACT, they may issued show cause notices to the students who can otherwise approach the court and get stay on BOPEE’s cancellation of admission orders,” a senior officer in the crime branch said pleading anonymity.

On December 30, the Crime Branch had submitted a list of 12 candidates who according to it had got admission in MBBS through CET paper purchase fraud to the High Court and a copy was forwarded to the BOPEE for necessary action.

Later the High Court had asked the BOPEE  to submit Action taken Report (ATR) by or before the next date of hearing of the matter.

Though BOPEE is likely to cancel the admissions of the 12 candidates against whom the Crime Branch has established a case of fraud but sources told KNS that the Board may issue show cause notices to these candidates before proceeding ahead against them.

“Besides these 12, the Crime Branch has almost established a case against six students and investigations are on in other four students,” a senior officer of the Crime Branch told KNS.

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