The Civil Service (judicial) topper of preliminary examination 2017 hailing from Najafgarh in Delhi was arrested. Sunita, the main accused was taken into custody by Chandigarh Police.
Reason For Arrest
SP Ravi Kumar Singh leading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) members found Sunita guilty of question paper leak. The leak was initiated by Punjab and Haryana High Court Official to her. After acknowledging the leakage, the cancellation of examination took place.
Further, Supreme Court is taking the case. According to the police, Sunita is avoiding queries. Sushila and HC registrar Dr. Balwinder Sharma are along Sunita in the case. The findings lead to the following. Also, investigation on Sunita has taken place earlier than the others. The High Court of Haryana and Punjab are inquiring as well.
Moreover, bringing back the results, Sunita is the general category topper. Sunita and Dr. Balwinder intensively did the paper leakage. Exchange of 760 calls and messages took place between them.
Punjab and Haryana High Court have consequently instructed Police to register FIR under relevant sections of the IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act.
Another step that Punjab and Haryana High Court took on a recommendation from the internal committee is scrapping the examination.
The committee put forward the fact that students including Sunita had access to question paper. While students study hard for examination on beforehand. These students had question paper two months before the exam.
The case came to light when Suman from Panchkula bought evidence along to High Court. Further, she made a comment against Sushila and Sunita, two candidates taking the examination with her. They approached Suman giving an offer to access the paper at the cost of 1 crore rupees.