HC asks Theni JM to check if docus of Neet candidate submitted


HC asks Theni JM to check if docus of Neet candidate submitted

Madurai: Madras high court on Wednesday directed the court registry to send a letter to the Theni judicial magistrate (JM) to ascertain as to whether any certificates pertaining to a Neet student, were produced before the JM court by the Theni district CB-CID officials.


Justice R Pongiappan passed the order while hearing the plea moved by the student, who was involved in Neet impersonation, seeking to return his original certificates for him to pursue his college education in an arts and science college at Chennai.
Earlier, during the course of hearing, the additional public prosecutor submitted that the investigation agency had not recovered any documents from the petitioner during the investigation. He further submitted that the dean of the Theni Government Medical College had produced the documents relating to the petitioner and the same were produced before the JM court.

The case of the prosecution is that the petitioner, a resident of Chennai had obtained a medical seat in Theni Government Medical College in 2019. The petitioner, who was arrayed as first accused in the case was arrested and subsequently released on bail.


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The petitioner sought to return his Class X marksheet, Class XII marksheet, transfer and community certificates as he wanted to pursue an undergraduate course in Chennai.
The case was adjourned to August 25 for further hearing.

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