The Girl who said Political science is all about cooking and made a sensation in social media, Ruby Rai, Bihar Class 12 topper was arrested on Saturday when she appeared for the re-test at Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) office, police said. Special investigating team has taken this action in taking her into the custody.
she will be produced in court by this Sunday. Police said. Before today, Ruby Rai failed to appear in the re-test twice on June 3 and June 17. She reportedly informed the board that she is not well and unable to appear for the re-test.
When the State educational body asked her to appear for re-test she failed to attend on June 3 and June 17 and made a fake claim that she was ill and meanwhile the results of other toppers were also kept on hold till the concerned authorities will get a complete picture of what exactly happened in this scam.
14 students were called for re-test as there were some wrong answers given by them. like “Most reactive element in the periodic table is aluminum”.
Ruby had scored 444 out of 500 marks in the Arts stream and Saurabh Shreshtha 485 out of 500 in Science. Both studied in V.R. College in Vaishali district.
According to police officers, the Patna civil court has issued a non-bailable warrant of arrest against four toppers as well as Ruby Rai.
Mr. Bachcha Rai, V.R. college director-cum-principal was also arrested early this month and was lodged in Beur jail which is in Patna.
The former board chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad and his wife, and former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA Usha Sinha were conjointly arrested in reference to the scam.
So far, nearly 20 people have been arrested by the special investigating team. currently they are on remand for interrogation.