Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police have arrested a 24-year-old Bihar native for allegedly impersonating as a candidate in an examination of Chandigarh Administration held at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23-A, Chandigarh on Sunday. The accused is a B Com graduate from Bihar, said the police. According to the police, the complainant in the matter Jasminder Kaur, Principal-cum-Supervisor, Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23-A, Chandigarh said that she reported that one person namely Vikram, a resident of Professor Colony, Ram Bagh, District Purnia in Bihar, appeared in place of Alok Kumar Yadav for the post of clerk examination.
Police sources said that the examination was conducted by the Chandigarh Administration for the post of clerk. The accused was caught after the invigilator in the examination hall witnessed the signature of the accused in the form which were not matching with the signatures on another form. Suspecting on this, the invigilator verified the signatures of the candidate with the signature done on another form. After confirming the signatures different, the invigilator called the other staff of the examination centre, who then informed the police regarding the incident.
The police team reached at the spot and arrested the accused who later confessed that he was ticking the exam in place of another candidate. Meanwhile, acting in the complaint, the police have booked the accused under Sections 419, 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120-B of the IPC in Police Station Sector 17, Chandigarh. The accused identified as Vikram has been arrested in this case. The accused was produced in the court on Monday where he was sent on a four-day police remand. The investigation of the case is in progress and teams have also been dispatched to Bihar to arrest the actual person.
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