A student from DAV college Sector 10 who was arrested on Wednesday,under charges of cheating and impersonation in the examination was produced in a local court here today. The court of Judicial Magistrate Sunil Kumar sent Sargunbir Singh- the accused to two-day police remand.
Sargunbir Singh,a BA II student,was caught impersonating for TejinderPal Singh Brar,a student of BA-III from Post Graduate Government College (PGGC) Sector 11,during the Punjabi examination held on Wednesday.
The invigilator Kamalpreet Singh had caught Sargunbir red-handed during the examination scheduled from 9 am to 12 pm at PGGC-11. He reported the matter to the Examination Branch of Panjab University (PU),following which a case was registered at Sector 11 police station.
Three days ago,an Unfair Means Case (UMC) was registered against a law student at the University,who was caught cheating in the examination. He had fled from the examination centre when caught red-handed.
Investigating Officer,Sub-Inspector Ashok told Newsline that the original ID of TejinderPal Singh Brar is yet to be recovered. The maximum punishment which can be awarded under Section 420 of IPC (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) is 7 years of imprisonment.