Court defers verdict on BOPEE scam again

Court defers verdict on BOPEE scam again
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Srinagar: An anti-corruption court in Srinagar deferred its verdict on 2012 CET scam involving the former chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer.
As soon as the case came up for hearing, the Special Judge (Anti Corruption) listed the case for another date (April 21) after marking the attendance of the accused- a process going on since Nov 2017.
The court has recorded the statements of witnesses and the parties have concluded the arguments by November.
According to the prosecution, and Crime Branch investigation, Peer had allegedly sold the CET-2012 papers along with answer keys for Rs 60 lakh to some aspirants who secured admissions in medical college.
The accused include beneficiary students and parents besides brokers. Peer and over 50 others, accused in the case, were charge-sheeted in FIR 24/2013 Under Section 420, 120B RPC, 5(2)d r/w (5(2) PC Act) Police Station Crime Branch.