How much would you risk for your loved one? This and other questions have been raised after 20 year old Kazahkstan man, Ayan Zhademov was caught dressing up as his 17 year old girlfriend and assuming her identity in order to ensure the girl would pass her end of her year exams and gain upcoming university admission.
Donning a black wig, make up, and squeezing into a grey and white blouse the man brazenly stepped into school exam rooms and assumed the girl’s identity at a school in the town of Zhetisai in south Kazahkstan.
The man’s plan may have worked out save for discerning school examiners who noted the participating student appeared markedly different to that of the girl pictured in the unnamed girl’s identity card.
Relenting, the boyfriend would eventually concede his diabolical plan after being taken aside.
Told a spokesperson for the school exam board in lieu of the national Unified National Testing exams:
‘We suspected it might be another woman that had taken the candidate’s place, but we never suspected it was a man that had taken her place. At least not until he started speaking.
‘He tried speaking in a high voice but it was obvious then that he was a male.’
For his efforts, the love sick boyfriend was fined $2200 USD for his actions.
Since his outing, the boyfriend has been dubbed a hopeless romantic by other students, with a local businessman even stepping in to help pay off the love sick man’s fine after being impressed by the 20-year-old’s ingenuity.
Offered fellow student Dariga Nesterova: ‘It was stupid but very romantic.
Adding: ‘Sometimes love leads us to do silly things, I wish my boyfriend was this romantic.’
Told another student, Goga Korzhova: ‘She’s lucky to have someone as brave as this, someone who will risk everything for her.’
Businessman Olzhas Hudaibergenov, who has agreed to pay half of the fine, said he was delighted to see romance was still alive and well.
Explaining: ‘I suspect that his romantic moves in the future will be more legal.’
The girl was told she will have to now wait until next year before taking the exam.