Satish Sharma

Muzaffarpur  :   Taking  a serious  view of non-appearance  of former Siwan RJD MP Mohammad Shahbuddin to stand trial in a case pertaining to allegedly using an impersonator at undergraduate law examination  conducted by  B R B A university, Muzaffarpur,  in 2005, Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate, Muzaffarpur,  Anupam Kumari , on Friday asked for  a show cause from Jail superintendent of Siwan through IG (  Prisons) . She has asked the jail superintendent of Siwan  to submit a detail report about non-compliance  of the court orders  regularly.

Expressing her annoyance  over  repeated absence of Shahabuddin,  the court observed,” It is a very serious
matter and it is hight of negligence  that the accused has not been produced  before the court during last 11  years of hearing.” The court has fixed June 9 in this case  for next hearing in this court.

According to prosecutor Ashok Kumar,  a case was lodged on October 1 ,2005, with Kaji Mohammadpur police station in Muzaffarpur  district against Shahabuddin , a law examinee,  Jayant Kumar, the then principal of S K J Law college, ,Muzaffarpur, and Mohammad Tauhid Alam ,the then Principal of RDS college, and Examination Controller and superintendent of SKJ Law college, Muzaffarpur. It was alleged that Shahabuddin did not appear at law examination in person and instead used a person to appear at the exam in his name and roll number. The police,after investigation,  arrested   Jayant Kumar, the then principal of SK J Law college,  and  Mohammad Tauhid  Alam,
,Examination superintendent,  on November 29 , 2006 and remanded them to jail  as the allegation were found true in police investigation . Later on, both the principals got bail from the court but the main accused  Mohammad Shahabudding   did not turn up before the court.

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