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SSC question paper leak: Three more held in Kurigram

Exams 2022-09-22, 12:25pm


An SSC examinee with his guardian near an examination centre

Kurigram, Sept 22 – Three more people have been apprehended in Kurigram in connection with the leak of question papers from the ongoing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams, police said. 

The arrestees have identified as Hamidul Islam, an assistant teacher of agricultural science, and Sohel Chowdhury, assistant teacher of Bangla, at Bhurungamari Nehal Uddin Pilot High School and a peon of the school, Sujon. 

Al Asad Md Mahfuzul Islam, superintendent of Kurigram Police, said that Hamidul and  Sohel were arrested for their role in the SSC question paper leak on Wednesday morning while Sabuj was held later that night. 

With the fresh arrests, the number of people held so far have been risen to six. "All those involved in the scam will be brought to book," the SP said. 

Earlier, three school teachers, including a headmaster, were arrested in connection with the question paper leak case. 

The arrestees were identified as Lutfur Rahman, the headmaster and secretary of Bhurungamari Nehal Uddin Pilot High School, and two assistant teachers of the school, Zubaiyer Hossain and Aminur Rahman. 

Copies of English 1st paper and 2nd paper of the ongoing SSC examinations went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday and Tuesday. 

Dinajpur Education Board chairman Prof Quamrul Islam, secretary Prof Zahiruddin, deputy commissioner Rezaul Karim, superintendent of Dinajpur Police Al Asad Mahfuzul Islam, and district secondary education officer Shamsul Alam conducted a probe and found evidence against the trio. - UNB