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UP TET exam case: STF arrests director of paper printing company

One set of question papers of UP TET 2021, six admit cards and three mobile phones have been seized from him, said Sanjeev Gupta, IG (Law and Order).

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Lucknow Updated on: November 30, 2021 23:17 IST
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UP TET paper leak: One accused arrested by UP STF

Highlights

  • One set of question papers of UP TET 2021 was recovered from the arrested person.
  • Apart from this, six admit cards and three mobile phones have been seized from him.
  • The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force made the arrest.

UPTET Paper Leak: The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force on Tuesday arrested the director of the paper printing company responsible for printing the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test  (UPTET) question papers. Anup Prasad, director of RSM Finserv Limited was arrested by Noida's UP STF on Tuesday.

Earlier today, another accused in connection with a paper leak was arrested. One set of question papers of UP TET 2021, six admit cards and three mobile phones have been seized from him, said Sanjeev Gupta, IG (Law and Order). 

Apart from this, 5 members of a gang that leaked question papers of UP-TET exam and enabled cheating, have been arrested. A case has been registered at the Lalganj police station under the IPC, IT Act & UP Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act.

Earlier on Monday, three people were arrested in connection with UPTET question paper leakage in Shamli. The UPTET examination, scheduled to be held on Sunday, was canceled following the leakage of its question paper, Additional Director General Law and Order Prashant Kumar announced shortly before the exam was to begin.

According to Superintendent of Police Sukirti Madhav Mishra, Dharmendra, Manish, and Ravi were arrested and one other person, who is absconding and is accused of being involved in the case, has been booked.

Police said a search is on to nab him. A car, 50 photocopies of the question paper, and Rs 17,000 were recovered from the three accused, they said.

During interrogation, they revealed that they had been involved in 60 such cases and received Rs 50,000 each for solving papers, police said. A case has been registered against the four accused under various sections 420, 467, and 471 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Shamli, they said.

Also Read: UPTET 2021 paper leak: 'NSA will be invoked against culprits,' says CM Yogi Adityanath

 

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