Army exam paper leak serious issue, minister Parrikar should wake up: Congress
The Army on Sunday countermanded examinations in six centres in western India for some lower-level posts following the alleged leak of question papers.Updated: Feb 27, 2017 22:36 IST
Goa Congress on Monday said the alleged leak of question papers of Army recruitment exam was a serious issue and defence minister Manohar Parrikar must look into it.
“The leak of examination paper for Army recruitment is a serious issue. The Defence Minister should wake up from his slumber (and take action),” Goa Congress Legislature Party spokesman Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco told reporters here in the presence of Leader of Opposition Pratapsinh Rane.
The Army on Sunday countermanded examinations in six centres in western India for some lower-level posts following the alleged leak of question papers.
The examination centres where the tests were cancelled were Kamptee, Nagpur, Ahmednagar, Ahmedabad, Goa and Kirkee (in Pune), Army sources said.
The examination papers of Army Recruitment Board were allegedly leaked following which the Thane Police’s Crime Branch conducted raids and arrested 18 persons from Maharashtra and Goa.
The examinations were held for a number of posts, including soldier clerk and tradesman, in 52 centres across the country.
First Published: Feb 27, 2017 22:36 IST