Press Release
New Delhi, 29.06.2017

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge sheet U/s 120-B of IPC r/w 419, 420, 467, 468, 471 of IPC and Section 3/4 of MP Recognized Examination Act, 1937 against a Candidate and an Impersonator in the Court of Special Magistrate for Vyapam cases at Gwalior(Madhya Pradesh) on the allegations of cheating by impersonation in Police Constable Recruitment Test Examination 2013.

            CBI took over the investigation of the said case on the orders of Hon'ble Supreme Court which was earlier registered vide FIR No.135/2015 at Police Station Janakganj, Gwalior U/s 420 of IPC and ¾ MP Recognized Examination Act, 1937. The Candidate was shown absconder by the State Police.

            During investigation conducted by the CBI, the Candidate was traced. The Impersonator was also identified and traced. Investigation revealed that the Candidate in furtherance of criminal conspiracy with Impersonator, cheated the Vyapam by way of impersonation. After forensic analysis of the questioned documents, CFSL expert opined that handwriting & signatures of Impersonator matched with the same available on OMR, RASA and cover page of Question Booklet. The expert of CFSL also opined that the handwriting of Candidate did not match with the same available on the OMR, RASA and cover page of Question Booklet of the written examination. It was also alleged that the Solver(Impersonator) had impersonated in place of the original Candidate in the written examination of Police Constable Recruitment Examination 2013 held on 07.04.2013. He was arrested by CBI on 06.06.2017. The Candidate evaded his arrest and absconded. The Court has been prayed to issue NBW against accused Candidate.

           The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.