On July 26, 2017, the High Court of Delhi has issued a notice to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to submit the status report on AIIMS MBBS paper leak issue within a week. Dr. Anand Rai filed a petition in Delhi High Court seeking the status report on AIIMS MBBS paper leak case. Advocate Prashant Bhushan is representing the case and the next hearing is scheduled to take place on August 16, 2017.
The Advocate representing the case claimed that the results must be quashed if the investigation reveals that the AIIMS MBBS 2017 entrance examination was totally and irreversibly vitiated.
According to sources, the Central Bureau of Investigation had seized the digital evidence in connection with the AIIMS MBBS paper leak case. CBI also conducted sudden raids at six places in Ghaziabad.
Dr. Anand Rai who exposed Vyapam scandal earlier brought the issue of AIIMS MBBS entrance test paper leak into the limelight on May 31, 2017. He confirmed the leak by posting the images of the question paper on Twitter. AIIMS conducted MBBS entrance examination on May 28, 2017. He clarified that the leak took place in an online examination centre located in Lucknow. According to Rai, more than 50 questions were leaked in the online examination that took place in the afternoon session on May 28, 2017.
The people who were involved in this case will be legally punished.