New Delhi Feb 17, 2021: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a supplementary charge sheet against 8 accused in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) on the allegations of committing offenses during the Secondary and Senior Secondary examinations conducted by NIOS in April 2017.
Investigation revealed that a large number of students, who did not even appear in the examinations, conducted by NIOS, for class X and XII at the three Examination Centers namely Sehore, Ratlam and Umaria of Madhya Pradesh, was declared as passed by NIOS. It was alleged that the accused committed forgery & manipulations in the attendance sheets of the examination centers, answer sheets, etc of the students. Further evidence in the form of used answer sheets of learners who appeared in the examination and unused answer sheets of absent learners were allegedly destroyed by the said accused.
CBI had registered the instant case on 23.07.2018 and after investigation, charge sheet against 2 accused was earlier filed on 13.05.2019.
Name of the accused in above charge sheet:-
- Ashish Massey,
- Manoj Jyoti Borah,
- Rajesh Kumar,
- Sandeep Kumar,
- Dhani Ram,
- Bhaskar Medhi,
- Rahul Kumar and
- Anish Kumar Yadav
The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.