Press Release
New Delhi, 03.11.2016


       The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a Supplementary charge sheet against a solver; a candidate and a middleman U/s 120-B r/w, 419, 420, 467, 468 & 471of IPC and 4/3 (D) (1) (2) of MPRE Act, 1937 in the Court of Special Magistrate, Vyapam Cases, Gwalior(Madhya Pradesh).

        CBI had registered a case on 22.12.2015 against the said 3 accused persons on the orders of Honb’le Supreme Court of India dated 09.07.2015 and taken over investigation of FIR No. 333/2012 earlier registered u/s 419, 420 of IPC and section 5 MPRE Act at Police Station Purani Chhawni, Gwalior(MP). It was alleged that during reconciliation and matching of photograph in PCRT Examination on 30.09.2012, the invigilators at the examination centre at Gwalior found that photograph & signatures in the application form of candidate were not matching with the candidate who was appearing in the said examination conducted by Vyapam.

           It was revealed during investigation that the candidate approached a middleman to arrange a solver for appearing in the PCRT Examination, 2012 on his behalf. The middleman arranged a solver who impersonated in the examination held on 30.09.2012 on behalf of the candidate. The State Police had earlier filed charge sheet against the three accused persons During CBI investigation, forensic opinion was obtained from the CFSL regarding Fingerprint examination & handwriting which conclusively proved that the solver had allegedly impersonated candidate in the said examination fraudulently. CBI collected additional evidence and added certain sections of IPC and MPRE Act, 1937 in the supplementary charge sheet. All the three accused persons appeared before the Court at the time of filing of charge sheet on notice. The Court cancelled their earlier bail and sent them to Judicial Custody.

         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.