Published: 07th March 2018
Board Exam 2018: Four people arrested in Mumbai for leaking class 12 question paper
The Class 10 examinations are being conducted at 4,453 centres across India and 78 centres abroad while Class 12 exams are being held at 4,138 centres in India and 71 centres abroad
Four people were arrested last week for allegedly leaking question papers of the class 12 board examination from Bhoiwada in central Mumbai. On February 28, a student appearing for the board exams was caught by a teacher with an image of the chemistry question paper on his mobile phone an hour before the exam at a junior college in Parel.
Investigations brought to light the involvement of some more people in the paper leak, a police official said. It is suspected that the student who had accessed the chemistry paper tried to forward it to another student.
All four accused were booked under the Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices at University, Board and other Specified Examinations Act, 1982, as well as the Information Technology Act, the police official said, without disclosing their names.
Recently in Uttar Pradesh, six people including an exam centre superintendent were placed under suspension after they allegedly leaked Part II of two papers class 12 papers in advance. The Board Exams for class 10 and 12 began on Monday and