UP Board Class 12 English paper leak case: 7 more arrested, total 24 held so far | Latest News India

A day after the Uttar Pradesh Board Class 12 English examination paper was leaked in Ballia district of the state, seven more individuals, together with two native journalists have been arrested within the case, mentioned the police. Reportedly, a total of 24 individuals have been held within the reference to incident so far. 

The English examination which was scheduled to be held from 2pm to five.15 pm within the second shift throughout 75 districts of the state, was cancelled in 24 districts on Wednesday following the paper leak. 

The districts by which the examination was cancelled included Agra, Mainpuri, Mathura, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Bagpat, Badaun, Shahjahanpur, Unnao, Sitapur, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Jalaun, Chitrakoot, Ambedkarnagar, Pratapgarh, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Azamgarh, Ballia, Varanasi, Kanpur Dehat, Etah and Shamli. 

(*12*) to the director of secondary training Vinay Kumar Pandey, the examination was cancelled in 24 districts on “suspicion of paper leak” of sequence 316 ED and 316 EI of Intermediate English examination in Ballia. 

The examination will now be held on April 13 in these districts, mentioned an official, as quoted by PTI. 

UP chief minister Yogi (*7*) has ordered the (*24*) Task Force (STF) of the state police to probe the case. He has additionally invoked the National Security Act towards the culprits.

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As many as 51,92,689 college students, together with 27,81,654 of highschool and 24,11,035 of intermediate, are registered to seem within the UP Board Examinations-2022. (*12*) to the board officers, the scholars registered for highschool examination contains 15,53,198 boys and 12,28,456 ladies. On the opposite hand, college students registered for the intermediate examination embrace 13,24,200 boys and 10,86,835 ladies.

The UP board examination that started on March 24 as per the unique examination schedule are to be accomplished in 15 to twenty working days. A total of 8,373 examination centres have been arrange throughout the state.

(With inputs from companies)




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