A teacher and eight students were arrested in connection with leakage
of questions and answer sheets of business economics of BBS third year
in Siraha district, according to Area Police Office, Lahan.
The eight students detained from the examination center of Lalaku Higher Secondary School in Lahan Municipality-3 have been identified as Pinki Kumari Yadav, Sangita Kumari Mahato, Santosh Kumar Jha, Abdul Khalik, Dhyani Das, Gulab Kumari Mahato, Sweta Sah, and Pravin Kumar Yadav. All of them are BBS third year students under the Purbanchal University.
The students managed to get not just the question paper but also the answer sheets which they brought from home filled with the answers even before question papers were distributed in the exam hall.
Exam Superintendent Dharmendra Singh and invigilators grew suspicious after the eight students began attaching the answer sheets within half an hour after the exam began.
According to Investigation Officer
Inspector Santosh Niraula, police investigations revealed that Surendra
Ram, a part-time teacher of the college had leaked the question paper of
business economics and also provided the students with blank answer
The arrested students have already admitted that their teacher Surendra gave them the question and answer sheets on Saturday evening, one day before the examination.
Following the student´s statement, a team of police personnel had immediately raided their teacher´s home in Lahan-1 and seized question papers of different subjects and blank answer sheets.
The arrested teacher Surendra Ram is also a primary school teacher at a community school.