CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police arrest two teachers, coaching centre owner

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Apr 01, 2018, 10.48 AM(IST)

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The teachers allegedly clicked photos of the examination paper and passed it on to the coaching centre owner

The latest to come in the CBSE paper leak case is Delhi Police's update about the arrest two teachers and a coaching centre owner. 

According to reports, the teachers clicked photos of the examination paper at 9:15 am and passed it on to the coaching centre owner who then shared it with the students.

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It is learned that the paper was leaked in the handwritten form; further probe and investigation continue. 

Meanwhile, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday clarified that the Class 12 Hindi (Elective) question paper was not leaked.

"A fake question paper of Class 12- Hindi (Elective) is being circulated on Social Media platforms like Whatsapp, YouTube etc, it is not the real one," the CBSE said in a statement.

On March 30, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry announced that the re-examination for the Economics paper for Class 12 CBSE students would be held on 25 April and the Class 10 Maths paper, if required, would be conducted only for Delhi-NCR and Haryana in July.

Police also arrested three people allegedly involved in the CBSE paper leak case in Jharkhand on Saturday.  According to the police, nine juveniles have also been detained. 

"Three people have been arrested under provisions of IPC. Nine who are underage have been detained under Juvenile Act. Probe by our SIT is still underway," reported ANI quoting Chatra Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Warrior.

The papers of Class 12 Economics, held on March 26, and Class 10 Maths, held on March 28, were leaked on social media hours before the examination. 

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