5 arrested for SSC paper leak in Maharashtra


Five persons have so far been arrested in a SSC paper leak in Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra.

Police on Sunday said, among those arrested are two private coaching class owners while two others involved in the racker are on the run.

The Algebra, Geometry, Science I and II and History papers were leaked by the accused.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bhiwandi) Ankit Goyal said, around a dozen students, including ten girls, who got the leaked papers on WhatsApp are also being interrogated.

He said, the police would write to the Pune-based Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education about these students once the probe is over.

The Board conducts SSC and HSC exams in the state through its nine divisional units. (AIR)