A day after the Board of School Education, Haryana (BSEH) cancelled the Haryana Teachers’ Eligibility Test (HTET) Level-3 examination following answer-key leak, the Jind police have arrested three more persons for their alleged involvement in the case.
The accused have been identified as Ravi Chandpur of Delhi, Devender of Bhithla village and Muneet of Beri village of Jhajjar district.
A total of six accused have so far been arrested by the Jind police in the case. Three persons, namely Amit, Sandeep and Raghubir, were arrested on Saturday. The police also recovered answer keys from their mobile phones.
Inspector general of police (Hisar range) Anil Kumar Rao said the police were investigating the case thoroughly to arrest all the people involved in the racket.
Rao has also formed a special investigating team under DSP Dinesh Yadav to probe the matter.
Youth held with fake answer keys in Rohtak on day 2
The police on Sunday detained a suspect in Rohtak for allegedly having answer keys of Level-2 exam conducted on Sunday.
However, the Rohtak police contacted the board officials and found that the answer keys recovered from accused Naseeb Singh of Garhi Bohar village did not match with the actual answer keys and were found to be fake.
The Jind police police had arrested three persons on Saturday for having answer keys for the Level-3 examination which was held on Saturday.
Talking to HT, Rohtak superintendent of police (SP) Shashank Anand said, “The police had nabbed a youth of Garhi Bohar village for allegedly having answer keys for Level-2, but when we talked to the board officials the answer keys proved to be fake.”
He said that during the interrogation the suspect told the police that his sister was appearing in the examination and two people of the district had given him the paper, claiming that these were the answer keys for the Level-2 examination. The SP said that the further investigations were on.
Minister tells DGP to hold probe
Chandigarh: Haryana education minister Ram Bilas Sharma has directed the state director general of police (DGP) to investigate the answer key leak of the Haryana Teachers’ Eligibility Test (HTET) Level-3. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Sharma, who is currently on a trip to China, also asked additional chief secretary, school education, Kesni Anand Arora to look into the matter. He said that he would soon call a meeting of senior officers of the education department after coming back from his China trip.