2 acquitted after 13 yrs in impersonation in Medical exam case

New Delhi, May 31 (Agency) : A Delhi Court acquitted two persons 13 years after arrested allegedly in connection of cheating by impersonation by sitting in the examination of Foreign Medical Graduation Exam, 2010 in place of real candidate. Delhi Cantt. Police Station had registered an FIR under sections 419, 420, 468, 471 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the basis of complaint by invigilator of examination held on 26 September, 2010 and arrested two persons in the case. Invigilator/ complainant alleged that during the course of examination the signature and photographs of the candidate appearing in Foreign Medical Graduation Exam, 2010 was not according to scanned attendance sheet provided by National Board of Examination.

It is further alleged that some other candidate was appearing in the said Examination. After Investigation police had filed a chargesheet on 18 November, 2010 and Court had framed charges under sections 419, 420, 468, 471 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against both. Prosecution has examined six witnesses in the Court to prove the case against both the accused. Ajeet Kumar Advocate submitted before the court that both the accused has been falsely implicated in the case. He reiterated that even the complainant and Principal of the college couldn’t identify the accused in the Court room and there’s a contradiction of the witness during the cross-examination. Metropolitan Magistrate Anamika after hearing final arguments on behalf of Prosecution and Defence Counsel acquitted both the accused due to lack of evidence.