Students, teachers booked for malpractice in SSC exam

Joanna Estrada
March 20, 2018

The CBI told the bench that it is conducting the preliminary probe against certain unknown government officials and also many SSC staffers in the alleged SSC question paper leak scam.

According to the SSC Board, both incidents amounted to malpractice, but the question paper had not been leaked.

As per media reports, the exam was scheduled at 9AM and photos of English paper-1 were circulated on social media after a teacher in Adilabad govt school photographed it in his mobile.

"We have suspended her and also chief superintendent of the centre Bharath Chouhan, departmental officer Jaganmohan, custodian and sitting squad member J Nagorao, " the collector said.

The leaked paper was forwarded by a person named Khatwani, reports said.

The picture of the question paper also reached Wanaparthy district collector Swetha Mohanty.

Police inspector, Pradeep Kasbe from Titwala police station, said, "Last night, we filed the complaint as per examination malpractices act, and consequently, some arrests have been made in Mumbai".

There were 171 students from various schools including ZPHS (B) Marikal, Pratibha High School, TSRWS Marikal, ZPHS (U/M) Marikal, ZPHS Bandrapally and Goutham School Lalkot, were at the examination centre taking the exam on Monday.

Two incidents were reported in Adilabad and Mahbubnagar districts on Monday.

Speaking to Express, G Kishan, director and commissioner of School Education Department, confirmed that two cases of malpractice and impersonation were registered in which one invigilator and one chief superintendent have been suspended. "If police find a lead on those involved in sending out images of the paper, we will start the administrative inquiry and take action". All the examination staff at the centre were relieved of their duties, and a case was registered against the culprits.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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