Maharashtra Police has arrested 5 people who were involved in the SSC paper leak case. Of the arrested people, 2 people are the owner of the private coaching class and two more are still on the run, the official said.
"The Algebra, Geometry, Science I and II and History papers of March 11, 13, 15, 18 and 20 were leaked by the accused. Around a dozen students, including ten girls, who got the leaked papers on WhatsApp are also being interrogated," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bhiwandi) Ankit Goyal told PTI Sunday.
The Deputy Commissioner also told that police will write to Pune based Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education about the students who had received the leaked paper after the probe is over.
The arrested personnel have been identified as coaching class owners Shaikh Vazir Hafizur Rehman (39) and Ambar Malik Afroz Ansari (27), private tutors Mohammad Nabid Mohammad Ansari (27), Intekhab Nishad Patel (32)and Mubin Mohammad Faqui Mobbi (38), he said.
Now, the police are on the lookout for the teacher Sajid Kharbe and coaching class owner Azgar Ali Barot.
All the accused have been charged for cheating under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices Act University Board and Other Specified Examination Act, 1982.