Eight students jailed for impersonating in examsJune 16th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A city court Tuesday remanded eight students to 14-day judicial custody for allegedly appearing in an examination of the Jamia Milia Islamia University on behalf of others.
Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Singh remanded them in jail till June 30.
The eight youth from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were arrested Monday from various examination halls following a written complaint by the vice-chancellor of the university.
The complaint said that the accused, who are bright students, were appearing for other students aspiring to get enrolled in a polytechnic course.
They have been booked under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, dealing with cheating, impersonation, using forged documents and group liability.
According to police, the accused first struck a deal with aspiring students and then appeared for them after forging the admission tickets and other documents.