FIR filed on leaked Maharashtra health department examination paper
THE CITY Police have filed a complaint against unidentified individuals for allegedly leaking the Maharashtra State Department of Health Department of Health C and D Grade Recruitment Examination Questionnaire, held on 31 October.
Smita Koregaonkar, head of administration at the Department of Health, filed a complaint with Cyber police on Friday.
According to the FIR, the answers to 92 of the 100 questions in the exam copy were leaked and circulated on social media, misleading the government and students. Police detained the unidentified accused under sections 406, 420 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code and under various sections of the Prevention of Misconduct in University, Counseling and Other Examinations Act 1982. specified from Maharashtra.
The written recruitment exam for grade C and D posts took place in different centers on October 31, 2021, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. But the copy of the exam was leaked and circulated on social media that very morning around 8:30 a.m. Knowing this, a few students approached the police and filed a complaint.
But no FIR was initially filed as no complaints were received from the Ministry of Health in this regard.
Senior Inspector DS Hake from Cyber Police Station confirmed that an FIR had been placed on the paper leak and that a probe was underway.
Meanwhile, sources said military intelligence is investigating the scam related to the leaked examination paper and a larger racketeering related to the issue.