According to the Crime Branch Kashmir, a case under FIR number 42/2018 under section 420 RPC, 5(2) P.C Act and 05 Prevention of Unfair Means in Examination Act has been registered against the officials.
The statement issued to KNS said that the officials of J&K Board of School Education, Sub office Budgam were involved in manipulation of records/answer scripts pertaining to 12th Class Examination of Bi-annual-2016.
“It was found that some answer scripts have been written in two different hand writings and one answer script bearing No.121402 which was issued to a candidate having Roll No. 2101439 for Education Paper of centre NO.2101 was found missing and some answer scripts of centre No. 2102 were recovered from the parcel of the answer scripts of center No. 2101,” the statement said.
The Crime Branch said that it was also found that one answer book bearing No.1221318 issued to the candidate having Roll NO. 21011535 of centre NO. 2101 was neither issued to centre NO. 2101 nor to centre No. 2102 by the Board authorities, however the answer book was found to be issued way back in 2015 to centre No.2108 for class 12th examination of private candidates located at a private institute under the name and style “Fayaz Educational Institute”, Nowgam.
“In this manner it was found that officers/officials of the Board of School Education at sub-office Budgam, in connivance with some candidates have for their ulterior motives resorted to manipulation of records after the answer books were deposited in the BOSE Sub office Budgam, by the superintendents of the respective examination centers,” Crime Branch said. (KNS)