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UKSSSC Exam Cancelled Due To Paper Leak, Paper sold for Rs.20 lacs, 20 arrested till now

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UKSSSC Exam Cancelled: The Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC) exam paper was leaked and the candidates were demanding the cancellation of the examination. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami held a review meeting on Wednesday regarding the UKSSSC exam and announced the cancellation of the exam. Click here to Join telegram study group 

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UKSSSC Exam Cancelled: What Police said?

The state police informed that twenty people have been arrested in the case. Junior Engineer Lalit Raj Sharma, resident of Dhampur, was arrested and produced in the court. Gaurav Chauhan, an Additional Private Secretary working in Public Works and Forest Department of State Secretariat, was also arrested in connection with the case. Also, several officials and directors of a Lucknow-based printing press were called for questioning. This came after a staffer of the company was named a prime accused in the case post-arrest.

More than two dozen students had solved the questions of the leaked paper the night before the examination at the flat located in Dhampur of Lalit Raj Sharma.

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) may soon begin a probe in to the UKSSSC paper leak case, according to a senior official.

This comes after the Uttarakhand STF sent a report of all the accused to the ED, following the disclosure of the unaccounted assets believed to be held by them.

The question papers were sold to the candidates for amounts ranging from Rs 15 to 20 lakhs. So, there is a possibility of crores of rupees having been illegally collected. So far, Rs 83 lakh has even been recovered.

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The exam was conducted in December 2021. This was one of the major examinations conducted by the commission for 854 posts across 13 departments.

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