Jammu: Securing berth in professional colleges through fraudulent means by proxy candidates seems a deep rooted nexus in the state. In the past several such cases has been come into light involving kith and kins of businessmen as well as MLAs in the state. Recently, a case of similar nature has come to fore nearly 28 years after it took place.
In this case, a renowned international skater managed to secure berth in Government Polytechnic, Bikram Chowk, Jammu for three years diploma course through fraud.
As per available documents, in 1990 the then Competent Authority (now BOPPEE) held entrance examination for selection of candidates for three diploma course. In this exam, the said international skater managed to qualify the examination through proxy candidate which happened to be his elder brother. He did so because at the time of examination, he was out of station in other state for some interstate skate event.
Later, this skater after completing the diploma course got selected as junior engineer in state PHE department. As per the documents, his entire government service is fraud as the position which he secured is basically managed through deceitful means as at the time of entrance examination he was not present in the state. This is a fit case of fraud where he as well as his brother are accused and even the salary which he has drawn till date likely to be recovered, said sources.
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