105 held for leaking papers of RRB exam
At least 105 people, including some students, were arrested from Jaipur and Bhopal allegedly for leaking question papers of a Railway Recruitment Board examination scheduled.jaipur Updated: Feb 16, 2009 05:04 IST
At least 105 people, including some students, were arrested from Jaipur and Bhopal allegedly for leaking question papers of a Railway Recruitment Board examination scheduled for Sunday.
The Railway Recruitment Board Ajmer has postponed its scheduled examination for Assistant Station Master (ASM) and about 105 persons including aspiring candidates have been detained from Jaipur, Rajasthan ATS chief Kapil Garg said in Jaipur.
"In a joint operation with Rajasthan Special Operations Group and Bhopal Police, 112 people have been arrested in connection with paper leak of the RRB examination. While 14 gang members and 93 aspirants were arrested from Jaipur, rest were arrested from Bhopal," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) STF of UP Amitabh Yash told PTI in Lucknow.
Yash said that information was being received that a well connected gang was active across the country in leaking question papers of examinations conducted by the RRB.
The SSP said that acting on the information, raids were carried out by the STF in Jaipur and Bhopal with the help of the local police.
"During a raid at a motel in Jaipur 14 members of a gang involved in the racket and 93 aspirants were arrested and question papers were recovered. Similarly in Bhopal four gang members, besides, aspirants were arrested," he said.