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Teacher recruitment paper leak: Delhi police constable among 6 arrested in Jaipur

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February 1, 2018, 5:29 pm


Jaipur: Six men including a Delhi police constable Kabool Singh Yadav were arrested for attempting to leak second grade teacher recruitment examination paper. These men had come from Haryana. Police seized a car, Rs 66,000 in cash, a laptop and 12 mobile phones from their possession. The exam is being conducted by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC). Kabool Singh is deputed as a guard in the Supreme Court in Delhi.

It has come up during preliminary investigation that they would have got the questions that came in 2nd grade teacher recruitment exam paper after it had been distributed to candidates and have it solved by a Bhilwara-based man, identified Narendra Singh. They would have leaked the answers to candidates, most of them their relatives, through high-tech gadgets.

A police officer at Harmara police station in Jaipur said that the arrests were made on a tip-off provided by the Rajasthan police’s special operations group (SOG).

Constable Kabool Singh Yadav and five others including Samarpal Singh, Vikas Jhakhar, Jaipal Yadav and Narendra Singh were arrested. Narendra Singh is a resident of Bhilwara, while the remaining five belong to Haryana.

“Some relatives of these five men were appearing in the social science paper. They had come to Jaipur to help them get the answers right. We got information from SOG that some men travelling in a car bearing Haryana registration number had been spotted near the examination center in Machda village. Their activities were suspicious,” said the officer.

A police team arrested the six men. Interrogation with them is going on.

In Jodhpur also, two candidates were arrested cheating in the exam with help of Bluetooth devices.

First published: July 3, 2017