17 booked under Gangster Act for mass copying in board exam
| Monday | 1st April, 2019
They may even lose their jobs, if found guilty.”On February 23, a UP STF team had busted a mass cheating gang, which was found taking the Class XII exam at Janta Inter College.
Muzaffarnagar: Seventeen people, including a principal and 14 invigilators, have been booked under the Gangster Act for allegedly aiding in mass copying during the Uttar Pradesh (UP) class XII board exam.The fresh development took place a month after 14 invigilators were arrested for their alleged involvement in the matter.
As many as 17 people, including a centre’s superintendent, were arrested.
They were earlier booked under various sections of cheating and forgery.District magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey said, “Principal of Janta Inter College in Charthawal, along with 16 others, were booked under the Gangster Act, and investigation is on to ascertain the involvement of government teachers and officials in helping to cheat in examinations.
The STF team seized cheating materials from the centre.
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