In the 2005 SSLC exam paper scam case, the CBI court finds the defendants guilty.

Printer Annamma Chacko sentenced to five years in prison . S Raveendran Nair sentenced to four years in jail by the special court .

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Three individuals were found guilty in the SSLC question paper fraud lawsuit in 2005 by a CBI court on Friday, including a former deputy education director.Printer Annamma Chacko was sentenced to five years in prison and S Raveendran Nair, a four-year term, was sentenced to four years in jail by the special court.Rajan Chacko, the first accused (ex-general manager of the printing press), is the third accused (press owner), Subramanyam, the fifth accused (Pareeksha Bhavan superintendent), and Ajith Kumar, the seventh accused (Pareeksha Bhavan former clerk).Following media reports about the question paper leak, the flaws in awarding the printing work of SSLC question papers to a private press surfaced.

VP Joy, the chief secretary of the examination commission during that period, told the court that he never gave the printing work to a private press.He said he only followed the decision taken by a fellow official who occupied the seat before him.