Kozhikode: In connection with the incident of a teacher writing Plus Two examination for a student at Neeleswaram Government Higher Secondary School in Mukkam, the two students have decided to reappear for the exam.
The students, who had initially refused to reappear for the exam changed their mind following pressure from teachers and education department officials. On Wednesday, the students applied to reappear for the exam.
The students will be allowed to reappear for SAY exam with special facilities. This was assured to the two while their statements were recorded.
The statements of the students were recorded on Tuesday by a team of officials led by higher secondary department director joint director Dr S.S Vivekanadan, regional deputy director Gokula Krishnan, accounting officer Seena and Superintendent Aparna. The students and their parents agreed to reappear for the exam after the officials assured that they will not miss the opportunity to apply for college admission this year itself.
The two students, from science and commerce, whose exams were written by a teacher, will reappear for the test along with SAY exam on June 10.
AS part of the investigation, the answer sheets written by the teacher will be taken into custody by the police. At present, the answer sheets are at the Pareeksha Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram under the custody of education department.
The police have decided to arrest the teacher, accused in the case, after taking the answer sheets and other documents into custody.
The answer sheets will be sent for forensic examination to find out if the handwritings are of the teachers or students. Nishad V Muhamamd, the teacher who wrote the exam, school principal K Rasiya, exam deputy chief P K Faisal are absconding. Meanwhile, Nishad V Muhammad has applied for anticipatory bail on Wednesday.
Nishad’s advocate applied for anticipatory bail at the Kozhikode Principal Sessions Court.