MSPC – 2016 main examination quashed by Manipur HC, CBI to investigate
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, 18 October 2019: The Manipur High Court today quashed the controversial Manipur Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination 2016. In a landmark judgement by a divisional bench of the Manipur High Court, comprising of Justice Lanusungkum Jamir and Justice Kh. Nobin Singh also quashed the consequential orders for the appointment of those declared recruited. The divisional bench’s ruling also directed the Central Bureau of Investigation, (CBI) New Delhi to investigate into the conduct of the Main Examination, 2016 by the Manipur Public Service Commission (MPSC) within a period of 3 (three) months beginning today.
The order of the divisional bench also quashed and set aside the judgment order dated 28th February 2017 by a single judge bench. The bench also directed the Central Bureau of Investigation, New Delhi to investigate into the conduct of the Main Examination, 2016 by the MPSC within a period of three months from the date of receipt of a copy of this judgment and order and take appropriate action thereafter in accordance with law. The bench also leaved it opens to the MPSC to conduct the Main Examination, 2016 afresh after due notice being given to the candidates.
It may be mentioned that the MPSC conducted MCSCCE 2016 Examination for selection to 62 posts of MCS, MPS, SDC, EO.