Himachal Pradesh recently conducted examination for the posts of police constables. Now the news has surfaced that local officials claimed to have brought to light, a high-tech scam in the recent recruitment examination.
According to the case, two candidates of the recruitment examination, Gurdeep Singh and Sushil Sharma have allegedly paid Rs 25,000 and Rs 3 lakh respectively to a senior assistant in Education Department Ramandeep Singh. The culprits are now arrested and police is further interrogating. Both the candidates paid a sum to Ramandeep to secure very high marks in the examination so that they could be easily eligible for the posts. The examination was held on March 29, 2016.
One of the senior police said, "The probe was initiated after receiving an anonymous complaint about some candidates securing exceptionally high marks in the written test. On perusal of documents it was found that Gurdeep and Sushil secured high marks and, in fact, the former was a topper."
"Ramandeep, with the help of a local shopkeeper, allegedly bought high-tech cameras and other gadgets from Delhi which were provided to both the candidates to scan the question paper and transmit it to a highly-educated professional. The professional, allegedly hired by Ramandeep, solved the questions and conveyed it to the candidates who filled the answer sheets." inspector General of Police, Zahoor H Zaidi said. Police has also detained Kamal Kant, who solved the questions in favor of the candidates also his accomplice and the shopkeeper, who are the major suspects.
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