Anu Parthiban|Dec 6, 2023
Odisha: 8 more held in leak of question paper for junior engineer exam
The Odisha Staff Selection Commission had cancelled the main examination for junior engineers in civil.
BALASORE (ODISHA): Eight more people were arrested on Saturday from Odisha's Balasore district for allegedly being involved in the leak of question paper for the JE (Civil) Main Examination, 2023, a senior officer said. With these arrests, overall 25 people have been apprehended in the case, Balasore Superintendant of Police Sagarika Nath said.
The Odisha Staff Selection Commission had cancelled the main examination for junior engineers in civil after the police confirmed that the question paper was leaked. The test was conducted on July 16.
“These arrested people contacted several candidates to supply question papers of the JE(Civil) Main Examination before the scheduled date and time of the test," the SP said.
The Balasore police have written a letter to authorities concerned for departmental proceedings against some accused persons who have been working in the government sector, the officer said. “A preliminary investigation reveals that some middlemen contacted several candidates," she added.
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