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3 held for leaking Class 12 Economics paper

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A Special Investigation Team of has arrested a of a private school, a and a support staff from on charges of leaking the CBSE Class 12 Economics paper, an said on Saturday.

The SIT found out that the Economics paper was leaked in handwritten format two days prior to the exam held on March 26.

"The SIT has interrogated over 70 people, including 'WhatsApp' admins, school teachers, ground staff, students and others in connection with the leak.

"It traced the transmission of the leak, including its point of origin and who all were the beneficiaries.

"Finally on the basis of crucial clues and leads the arrests were made from Himachal Pradesh," of said.

The investigators had sought the deleted chats and contexts shared by the group members and the admins amongst each others. Via an email to the 'Whatsapp' Headquarters in in US, the team was able to revive the deleted conversation that cracked the case.

The of Secondary academic unit at Rouse Avenue had on March 26 received some sheets of handwritten answers of Economics paper in a blank envelope before the exam commenced.



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First Published: Sat, April 07 2018. 16:00 IST