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Judicial exam paper leak case: HC junks plea seeking CBI probe

The paper scam was exposed by a candidate named Suman who had approached the HC saying she was offered the paper for Rs 1 cr by Sunita and Sushila

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: September 20, 2017 12:21 am
paper leak scam, haryana paper leak scam, Haryana Civil services, Haryana paper leak, Haryana civil services, paper leak case Haryana, india news, indian express news A preliminary probe by the High Court Registrar Vigilance has revealed that the Registrar Recruitment Dr Balwinder Singh Sharma had provided the now-scrapped examination paper to one of the candidates Sunita, who had topped the preliminary exam. (File Photo)

THE PUNJAB and Haryana High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking a CBI Investigation into the paper leak case of Haryana Civil Services (Judicial) preliminary examination 2017 and gave the Special Investigation Team (SIT) comprising the Chandigarh police officers three weeks for submitting a status report on the probe.

On Monday, a High Court full bench of Justice Rajesh Bindal, Justice Rajan Gupta and Justice G S Sandhawalia Monday had constituted an SIT comprising Superintendent of Police Ravi Kumar Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Krishan Kumar and Inspector Poonam Dilawari for investigation into the case.

“As FIR for the alleged offence is being registered at Chandigarh and Special Investigation Team has been constituted vide order dated 18.9.2017 to investigate the matter, hence, at this stage we do not find any reason to implead Central Bureau of Investigation as party to the present petition,” the full bench said.

Senior advocate R S Rai, Public Prosecutor of UT Chandigarh, during the hearing told the court that in terms of the court order, FIR will be registered on Tuesday itself and a copy placed on record before the next date of hearing.

A preliminary probe by the High Court Registrar Vigilance has revealed that the Registrar Recruitment Dr Balwinder Singh Sharma had provided the now-scrapped examination paper to one of the candidates Sunita, who had topped the preliminary exam. The paper scam had been exposed by another candidate Suman who had approached the High Court saying she was offered the paper at a cost of Rs 1 crore rupees by Sunita and another candidate Sushila.

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    madhu
    Sep 20, 2017 at 2:10 am
    India know to fraud every where. No leak paper happens in USA. ALL politician visits foreign countries and talks how they can not put strict rules. First step eliminate fraud in education field. Block money corruption in Private medical colleges.
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