The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested all the accused involved in the Panchayat Junior Clerk paper leak case. The investigation is still on, and the officials are trying to ascertain the involvement of the arrested persons in the paper leak and the extent of distribution of the leaked paper to the candidates. The ATS has urged the public to come forward with any information that could assist with the investigation.
According to the ATS, the latest accused arrested was in charge of printing the question paper of the competitive examination of Panchayat Junior Clerk, which was leaked.
The Gujarat government on Sunday canceled the competitive examination for panchayat junior clerk recruitment, hours before it was to be conducted due to paper leak, officials said. The accused has been identified as Jeet Naik, a resident of Hyderabad. “A person from Hyderabad, Jeet Naik, who was in charge of printing the question paper, has been arrested by the Gujarat ATS and the process is on to bring him here. A gang from Bihar led by Mr. Paswan was also involved. This. All The accused persons have been arrested,” said Gujarat ATS SP Sunil Joshi. Joshi said the recovered question papers matched the original.
“We have arrested 15 accused persons so far. Pradeep Naik from Odisha, who was the paper leaker, was in touch with two other accused Ketan and Bhaskar, who were involved in previous paper leaks. Matched with recovered question papers It was original,” he said.
According to the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), over 9.50 lakh candidates had registered for the exam to be held from 11 am on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, the Gujarat Police detained a suspect and recovered a copy of the exam question paper on Sunday morning, following which the Gujarat Panchayat Services Selection Board (GPSSB) decided to postpone the exam.
The Gujarat Panchayat Services Selection Board, Gandhinagar said, “Based on the information received by the police, one suspect Isam was arrested and a copy of the question paper was recovered from him. Criminal police action and further investigation is underway.” , Sandeep Kumar, in-charge chairman of the Gujarat Panchayat Services Selection Board, said that it appears to be the work of an organized gang. Kumar said, “Police nabbed a suspect on Sunday morning. During questioning, he revealed about the paper leak. So far 15 accused have been arrested. It seems to be the handiwork of an organized gang.”
Meanwhile, the SP of Gujarat ATS said that they are constantly keeping an eye on the people involved in the past paper leak incidents.
“Gujarat ATS is continuously keeping an eye on those who were involved in previous paper leak incidents. 15 accused persons have been arrested from Vadodara with question papers. Government has decided to cancel the exam. Further investigation underway Is.” Joshi.
The new date of the exam will be announced soon and the candidates across the state will be allowed free travel on showing the exam pass.
(This report has been published as part of an auto-generated syndicated wire feed. No edits have been made to the copy by ABP Live except for the headline.)
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