Kanpur University question papers seized on exam day

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 21:12

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh STF claimed to have
busted a racket involved in leaking question papers of
University of Kanpur with the arrest of five persons from whom
it seized blank answersheets and subject papers for which the
examinations were held on Wednesday.

The five were arrested from Allahabad this afternoon with
some question papers and blank answersheets of BA, B Com and M
Com, Additional Director General of Police Brij Lal told
reporters here.

"The Special Task Force was tipped off that in Allahabad
a gang was involved in leaking question papers of
under-graduate and post graduate examinations conducted by
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University in Kanpur," Lal said.

The team arrested the five gang members from George Town
area this afternoon. They have been identified as Mahendra
Pratap Singh, Ajit Singh, Sushil Kumar, Nand Lal Tiwari and
Mohd Kasim, he said.

"Three sets of question papers of BA and B Com, a solved
copy of M Com and 15 blank answer-sheets of the University of
Kanpur were recovered from their possession," the ADG said.

He said some question papers recovered from the gang were
similar to the ones for which the exams were held today.

"The gang provided question papers and also solved
answersheets to the examinees at the centres," Lal said.

He said during interrogation, names of some more gang
members were revealed and efforts were on to nab them.


First Published: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 21:12

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