MatricExam: 3 Proxy Candidates Held in Sumbal


SRINAGAR: Police on Thursday arrested three persons in different examination centers for writing the paper of other student of 10th class (private) in Sumbal and Naidkhai area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

A police official said that an inspection team from Board of School Education along with Tehsildar and police visit an examination centre (Number 2650) at Government High School Shadipora, Sumbal this morning.

The official said that during the inspection of a centre (2654), the team found two proxy candidates Ulfat Rashid and Mohammad Younis Wagay and they were caught for writing the paper on behalf of their relatives. While Ulfat was writing for her sister Asmat Rashid while Younis had appeared on behalf of his cousin Shams-du-din Wagay. The team immediately swung into action and arrested the proxy candidates.

He said Police have registered an FIR 96/2015 under sections 419,420, RPC and section 5 unfair means in police station Sumbal against the student and the staff of the examination centre.

In another incident, the team inspected the (centre number 2650) in higher secondary school Naidkhai and arrested Khurshid Ahmad Bhat for writing the paper on behalf of Irshad Ahmad Rather.

A case (FIR no 97/2015) under sections 419,420, RPC and section 5 unfair means has been registered at police station Sumbal, the officials added. 

A JKBOSE official said that investigation has been launched to ascertain role of the supervisory staff.

“In case they were found guilty, action under rules will be initiated against them,” he added. 

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