Two more teachers arrested for Odisha Matric question paper leak

Bhubaneswar: Two more teachers were arrested today for circulating the question papers of MIL (Odia) of the High School Certificate (HSC) examination. With this, the number of arrested persons rose to seven in this connection.

The arrested have been identified as Sarbagyan Supakar, assistant teacher of Kerapadar High School under Boden police limits, and his nephew Gyanadutt Supakar.

According to police, two were allegedly involved in the posting and sharing of the question papers on the social media.

A case was registered and the two were produced in a court.

On Saturday, the Nuapada police had arrested five teachers of two schools in the district.

The arrested teachers are centre superintendent Prasanna Kumar Pati,  and invigilators Bighnaraj Supakar and Mukund Sabara of Karangmal High School while the two others are the centre superintendent Sushil Kumar Joshi and invigilator Arjunajaya Panda of Gopinath High School at Litisargi.

Earlier, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) had suspended 11 teachers and centres’ in-charge and lodged FIRs against nine of them.

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