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Class VIII paper leaked in Jammu, govt orders probe

PTI  Jammu, February 23, 2013
First Published: 14:12 IST(23/2/2013) | Last Updated: 14:23 IST(23/2/2013)

A Class VIII board examination question paper was leaked, following which Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a probe into the incident and postpone the exams in Poonch district of the state.

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Deputy chief minister Tara Chand ordered a probe into the incident and two officials who were found involved in the leakage of a question paper have been placed under suspension, official spokesman said on Saturday.

The deputy CM directed deputy commissioner Poonch to probe the leakage of question paper, he said.

"An FIR has already been lodged in the case. The examination, meanwhile has been postponed", the spokesman said.

A question paper of Class VIII was leaked on Thursday and it was available in the market before the examination, which triggered protests in the district.

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