Raipur: The judicial magistrate first class, Champa has absolved all the 9 accused including Porabai of all charges in the well known Porabai scandal related to forgery in the board examination 2008.
The prosecution has failed to prove charges against the accused even after the hearing of the case for 12 years. According to the prosecution, in the 12th board examination conducted by the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education in the year 2008, a regular student of government higher secondary school Porabai, examination center number 24189, appeared in Saraswati Shishu Mandir Higher Secondary School, Birra.
After this, the result of the examination came in the month of May, and then the accused Porabai got first place in the merit list. Due to suspicion, the then CGBSE secretary ordered deputy secretary PK Pandey to investigate the matter. During the investigation, it was found that there were disturbances and manipulation in Porabai's answer book and forgery by giving entry to the ineligible student.
On the basis of the inquiry report of the Deputy Secretary, the Secretary of the Board of Secondary Education ordered the Divisional Officer of the Board to lodge a report with the police station concerned. On the report of Divisional Officer Balakishan Chaudhary, an investigation was initiated against the accused student Porabai, Principal SL Jatav, Principal SL Phulasai Narsingh, Assistant Union Head Balchand Bharti, Lecturer TR Khute, upper-class teacher ML Sahu along with others under the relevant Acts.
During the hearing, the Civil Judge Class I-Champa Subodh Mishra stated that the prosecution has failed to certify it beyond doubt by oral and documentary evidence presented in the case. The investigation officer is unable to give the details of the basis of the doubt and the action of the meeting related to which the entire case started.