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SOG to book accused held in constable exam cheating under new paper leak laws

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May 17, 2022, 8:10 pm

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Jaipur: Rajasthan special operations group (SOG) has so far arrested eight people in connection with the Rajasthan Constable Recruitment Exam paper leak case.

After the paper conducted in the second shift on May 14 was leaked, the accused people were booked under the new law with provisions for the confiscation of the property and stricter imprisonment terms. Under the new law, the person may be sentenced to a maximum of 10 years imprisonment.

 SOG officials searched Diwakar Public School in Jhotwara on Tuesday afternoon. The footage of CCTVs installed in the school has been confiscated. The employees working there are also being questioned.

SOG officials said that on receiving the information, raids were conducted at many places. There will be more arrests in the coming days.

On May 14, at 1:47 pm, the SOG got information about the paper leak. A paper was being circulated on WhatsApp. Based on a serial number printed on the paper, the SOG team reached Diwakar Public School. SOG raided the center on the same day.

From the centre, the police detained Shalu Sharma who was the centre supervisor, her husband Mukesh who was the assistant centre supervisor, along with five others. The five include Kamal Sharma, Satyanarayan Kumawat, Roshan Kumawat, TCS representative Rakesh, Vikram Singh, an ASI identified as Ratanlal who was posted as the incharge of the strong room where the paper was being kept. They all were brought to the police station by the SOG officers. Their interrogation is going on. One Mohan is absconding.

First published: May 17, 2022