PATNA: Bihar's class 12 "topper" in Arts - Rubi Rai , who had said political science is all about cooking - was arrested on Saturday when she appeared for a re-test at the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) office, police said.
" Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Bihar police probing into the Bihar toppers scam has arrested Rubi Rai when she finally appeared for a re-test at BSEB office," a police official said.
Rubi will be produced in the local court on Sunday, the official added.
Rubi Rai had previously failed to appear in the re-test twice - on June 3 and June 17. She reportedly informed the board that she was not well and unable to appear for the re-test.
The results of Rubi and other toppers were put on hold after the scam came to light in May.
A total of 14 students were called for a re-test by the BSEB after a news channel broadcast a sting in which Rubi Rai said, "Prodikal (read political) science is about cooking", and Saurabh Shreshtha, a Science topper, said, "Most reactive element in the periodic table is aluminium."
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.
Varanasi - 2 days ago
If anyone has studied from bihar and he goes for a job in another state then he will simply rejected on the basis of that his degree may be fake. No-one will trust on degrees awarded by bihar board.
very very shocking to know that as she is not able to even get passed forget about the good marks
These people have brought in shame to Bihar. They deserve worse!
Chennai - 1 day ago
She is just a kid, fkng morons let her go, arrest person responsible for this sham
Scam is done by parents and teachers, they should be punished and not the child
It happens only in bihar!
the "topper" is sent to jail!!
Not only the girl..her parents also responsible, because her parents arranged the bribe, about 30 lac
mullions rupees lost now go jail
why she is covering her face ...we all have seen it while EATING SWEETS on TV
and what about the other non toppers who would had done the same fraud.. it was required Class 12 exams to be rescheduled completely
They have made a joke of education system for earning some money.