Seven people including the head master and head clerk of St Merry School and Junior College in Mumbai were today arrested for leaking high school secondary exam papers.
Not long ago three students were also arrested for sharing leaked papers with each other on Whats App
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE), which conducts the Class XII HSC exams, on Friday filed two FIRs at Vashi police station after the Marathi question paper was leaked on Thursday just before the exam started.
On Saturday, another FIR was registered after three pages of the Secretarial Practice question paper was found to have been leaked on the same WhatsApp group.
The accused have been identified as Anand Kamat, Head Master and Trustee of the school, Ganesh Rane, Head Clerk and Advocate Nikhil Shankar Rane. "Anand Kamat adnd Ganesh Rane took photos of quetion paper and sent it to Advocate Nikhal Rane who shared it with Vinesh Dhotre who forwarded and collected money from students of different groups. IPC sections 409, 201 & 120(b) have been applied to the case and the accused were produced before Jmfc Court, Vashi who remanded them to police custody till March 18," said Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner, Hemant Nagarale.