THRISSUR: A senior police officer from Kerala was sent out of the examination hall for allegedly copying in a Master of Law (LLM) exam.
T J Jose, Inspecter General (IG) of Thrissur division was caught by the invigilator in possession of chits in between his answer sheets. The invigilator was unaware that he was an IG and went on to inform the external examiner and after questioning Jose he left the hall taking the chits with him.
Later, Jose rejected the reports saying that no chits were found and that nobody caught him copying.
“I had appeared for the one of the papers of the LLM examination held on Saturday, I appeared for the examination today also. I will be appearing for the examination to be held on Tuesday also.” He told to a leading national daily.
The vice chancellor of St Paul College (place of the examination), Peter VJ said that the invigilator’s statement was sent to Mahatma Gandhi University where the necessary action is said to taken.
According to the ADGP Sankar Reddy, a directive has come from the State Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala to probe the incident.