HC terms BOPEE report ‘fictitious story’


Srinagar, July 18: Terming the report on probe into paper leak of Common Entrance Test by BOPEE a “mere fictitious story”, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday observed the selection body has not justified the action leading to cancellation of all papers.
 Showing dissatisfaction with the report filed by the BOPEE in the court, a division bench comprising Justices Virender Singh and Muzaffar Hussain Attar observed, “The court is not satisfied with this report.
 Either it is an institutional failure or complicity to prepare such a report” the court observed.
 Pulling up the government for not being wary about the fair conduct of the examination, the court observed “the government is owing explanation for canceling papers to all those candidates who burn mid night oil to get a grade in CET ” the Court observed.
 “How will you protect the future generation when everybody knows how the children prepare for these exams by sapping themselves” the court said.
 As Amicus-Curiae, Senior Counsel Bashir Ahmad Bashir while advancing arguments told the court that a thorough probe needs to be carried out into the allegations of CET papers leak during last couple of years.
 “ There is information that complaints about the involvement of some touts and BOPEE authorities for having sold CET papers in 2012 test against hefty amount were lodged with Vigilance Organisation and Crime Branch but fate of the investigation stands nowhere despite the elapse of one year” Bashir argued.
 “Without punitive action, there cannot be prevention” Bashir pleaded.
 The Court observed whatever the Amicus Curiae submitted if presumed true speaks volumes about the functioning of BOPEE.
 “If the incompetent candidates pay hefty amount and buy the papers, they dislodge the competent and diligent candidates and in this way a host of doctors who won’t be literally doctors but butchers will kill people” the court observed.
 The division bench said the Chairman and Controller of BOPEE will have to give a personal undertaking before the Registrar Judicial of High Court stating that they will be responsible for anything wrong happening in the conduct of the examination.
 The court asked the Advocate General, M I Qadri as to why the government did not take cognizance of the press reports highlighting the paper leak in 2013.
 “Following the cancellation of the Papers see what people on Social net Working Sites like face have projecting about the mess up of the CET. It is an evidence how things are going wrong in this examination” the court said.
 Advocate Moksha Kazmi represented BOPEE.

Lastupdate on : Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 19 Jul 2013 00:00:00 IST

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