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Maha: 5 held, 2 wanted for SSC paper leak in Bhiwandi

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Five persons have so far been arrested in a SSC paper leak in in Maharashtra's district, police said Sunday.

Among those arrested are two private coaching class owners while two others involved in the racker are on the run, an said.

"The Algebra, Geometry, Science I and II and History papers of March 11, 13, 15, 18 and 20 were leaked by the accused. Around a dozen students, including ten girls, who got the leaked papers on WhatsApp are also being interrogated," of told PTI Sunday.

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

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

Those arrested have been identified as coaching class owners Shaikh Vazir Hafizur Rehman (39) and Ambar Malik Afroz Ansari (27), private tutors (27), (32) and Mubin Mohammad Faqui Mobbi (38), he said.

He said police are on the lookout for Sajid Kharbe and coaching class owner

The accused have been charged for cheating under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Maharashtra Prevention of and Other Specified Examination Act, 1982.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 16:25 IST