A particular CBI court docket on Saturday sentenced two folks to seven years imprisonment for rigging a 2013 police recruitment take a look at performed by the Madhya Pradesh Skilled Examination Board, higher identified by its Hindi acronym Vyapam.
Choose Nitiraj Singh Sisodia additionally fined Omprakash Tyagi (35) and Satish Jatav (35), each residents of Morena district, Rs 10,000 every, CBI particular prosecutor Satish Dinkar instructed PTI.
As per the prosecution, candidate Tyagi paid Jatav Rs 1,25,000 to go the constable recruitment take a look at and the latter employed one Prakhar Trivedi to put in writing the take a look at utilizing solid admission card and different paperwork. Trivedi, by the way, died in a automobile crash in the course of the course of the trial, Dinkar mentioned.
Tyagi and Jatav have been convicted below sections 419 (impersonation) 420 (dishonest), 467 (switch of precious safety) 468 (solid paperwork), 471 (use of solid paperwork as real) of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Madhya Pradesh Examination Recognition Act, he mentioned.
Dinkar mentioned CBI Inspector Shirish Pawade was the Investigating Officer (IO) of the case.
The Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal or Vyapam rip-off pertained to a number of exams being rigged in change for cash, the full quantity working into a number of crore rupees.