Dhaka, Bangladesh
Teachers, officers among 9 held

Question leak racket

Teachers, officers among 9 held

News Desk Police in separate raids arrested nine members of a fraudulent gang on charges of leaking question papers of different recruitment and university admission tests from the capital city and different parts of the country. The arrestees are Alip Kumar Biswas, assistant director of BKSP and mastermind of the gang, Assistant Administrative Officer of BADC Mostafa Kamal, government school teacher (recommended) Ayub Ali Badhan, English teacher of Agrani School, Golam Mohammad Babul, Office Assistant of the school, Anwar Hossein Majumder and Md Nurul Islam, Social Science teachers of Dhanmondi Government Boys School, Hosne Ara Begum and Hasmot Ali Shikder, peons of the school. u Page 15 col. Question leak racket From Page 1 col. 4 Briefing reporters at its headquarters in Malibagh on Thursday, Special Super (SS) of CID Mollah Nazrul Islam said that detectives conducted raids at two residential halls of Dhaka University in connection with the leaking of question papers on October 19 last year. Later, they arrested 29 people including Rakibul Hasan, district sports officer of Natore after a case was registered with Shahbagh Police Station on August 20 in the same year. Later, CID found involvement of BKSP Assistant Director Alip Kumar Biswas during investigating the case. "He went on hiding when his name was published in different media," said Mollah Nazrul. Finally, a CID team arrested Alik on August 3 (Friday). Based on his information, the detectives arrested the other eight, he said. Detectives recovered the on-going BCS written question papers and Tk 60,000 from Hasmot and Hosne Ara's possessions, the CID officer said. Doing this business, Ibrahim made huge property including land and cash worth around Tk 10 crore, while Alif deposited Tk 3 crore in a bank, claimed the CID official. Other members also made huge money and bought property through selling leaked question papers, he added. "The arrestees have followed two techniques in reaching the leaked question papers to examinees," he said, adding that in first phase they used to leak the question papers and in the second stage they used to solve the question papers and reach those to the examinees through digital divide minutes before starting the exams. (Inputs taken from agencies)

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