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Gujarat: 2 BJP workers among 4 held for constable exam paper leak

ANI  |  Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India] 

Four people were arrested on Monday in connection with the paper leak of police recruitment test in Gujarat's city.

The accused have been identified as Manhar Patel, Roopal Sharma, PV Patel and Mukesh Chaudhary. Patel and Chaudhary are workers who have been suspended by the party.

Addressing a press conference here, of Police (SP) said: "Four people Manhar Patel, Roopal Sharma, PV Patel and Mukesh Chaudhary have been arrested in connection with the paper leak. Mukesh Chaudhary and Manhar Patel are BJP workers and have been suspended by BJP".

"PV Patel is and has been suspended. Roopal Sharma is of a hostel," he added.

Chavda further informed that prime conspirator from Lunavada, who works in Vadodara Municipal Corporation, is absconding.

On Sunday, the police recruitment board cancelled a written exam for the recruitment of police constables after the paper leak incident. (LRRB) of Police (DGP) Vikas Sahay had informed that the examination was called off after it came to light that the paper had got leaked.

Sahay further said that the whole matter would be investigated and action will be taken against the people involved.

Over 8.76 lakh candidates were scheduled to appear for the exam for 9,713 posts at 2,440 examination centres across the state.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 19:40 IST