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Army recruitment board exam paper leaked; 18 held

Army recruitment board exam paper leaked; 18 held

New Delhi: The examination papers of Army Recruitment Board were allegedly leaked following which the Thane Police’s Crime Branch conducted raids and arrested 18 persons from Maharashtra and Goa on Sunday.

Today the Army countermanded examinations at six centres in western India following an alleged leak of question papers.

The examination centres where the tests were cancelled include Kamptee, Nagpur, Ahmednagar, Ahmedabad, Goa and Kirkee sources said.

According to the police, each person was asked to pay around Rs 2 lakh.

The Police received information of the paper being written by some candidates on Saturday night at various hotels and lodges. After raids were carried out, the police have nabbed 350 students, allegedly connected to the issue.

As per sources, Army has ordered an internal inquiry and further action will be taken based on the findings, adding that tests at more centres are likely to be countermanded.

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