BOPEE scam: Court likely to pronounce verdict on Wednesday

Srinagar: A trial court here is likely to announce verdict in a case involving Mushtaq Ahmad Peer, the former chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) who allegedly engineered the common Entrance Test (CET) 2012 scam.

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Peer was arrested on 23 November 2014 by the crime branch after investigation revealed that he had sold the CET-2012 papers along with answer keys for Rs 60 lakhs.

Peer was chargeshteed along with more than fifty other persons in the case (FIR 24/2013 Under Section 420, 120B RPC, 5(2)d r/w (5(2) PC Act) registered at Police Station Crime Branch. Among them include beneficiary students and parents besides the brokers.

The government has insisted that Peer was sole custodian and trustee of the question papers for CET-2012. It said that he was found to have abused his official position by making sale of question papers along with answer key prior to conduct of examination a