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CBSE Paper Leak: School teacher among three arrested from Himachal

In A Major Breakthrough To The CBSE Paper Leak Scam, Three Persons, Including A Teacher, Clerk And Support Staff Were Arrested From Himachal Pradesh On Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 07 Apr 2018, 03:18:48 PM
CBSE Paper Leak: Three including school teacher arrested from Himachal (Representative Image)

New Delhi:

In a major breakthrough to the CBSE paper leak scam, three persons, including a teacher, clerk and support staff were arrested from Himachal Pradesh on Friday.

"#CBSEPaperLeak: Three, including a teacher, clerk & support staff, arrested from Himachal Pradesh over the leak of XII class Economics paper which was leaked in handwritten form," according to ANI.

Reports suggest that the arrested trio was part of DAV school in Himachal Pradesh.

Police were tracking the three persons since past few days and finally on Saturday captured them from Himachal. They will now be grilled as part of the investigations in CBSE paper leak issue.

Earlier, in March, CBSE'S class X Mathematics and class XII Economics examinations were cancelled after the reports of question paper leak dropped on the internet. The Economics papers were allegedly leaked in a handwritten form before the examination on March 26.

Also Read | Supreme Court dismisses pleas against re-examination of CBSE leaked paper

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Class XII Economics re-examination on April 25.

However, the board had decided not to conduct a re-test for Class X Mathematics paper amidst massive uproar by a score of frustrated students, who took to streets to protest against the Board's negligence.

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First Published : 07 Apr 2018, 02:46:37 PM