Five Odisha teachers arrested for circulating question paper


The officials on Saturday said that, five teachers have been arrested for their involvement in question paper leak of the ongoing matriculation examination on social media.

Class 10th examination began on Friday and will continue till March 18, 2019. Controller of Examination, Nihar Ranjan Mohanty said, “FIRs against nine school teachers, who were engaged as centre superintendents or examination invigilators, had been registered at different police stations in Koraput,Nuapada and Dhenkanal districts for their role during the examinations that began on Friday.”

He also said that, nine teachers are arrested and many more will be arrested soon. Not only this but two teachers from Jagatsinghpur district are also kept under suspension after it came out finally that both the teachers neglected their duties.

Four centre superintendent and four invigilators of class 10th examination has been suspended on Friday by the Board of the secondary examination. They have been suspended because of spreading the question papers on the social media.

Jahan Ara Begum, the Board’s President said that it cannot be said as question paper leak as the examinee only the question paper after the examination got over.


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