Nuapada: Initiating action against the guilty examination centre staffs involved in Matric question paper leak incident of yesterday, Boden police here arrested at least five teachers today.
The teachers who were taken into custody over their suspected role in posting of question papers on instant messaging platform WhatsApp are, Karangamal High School Examination Centre Superitendent Prasanna Kumar Pati, Invigilator Bighnaraj Supakar and Makunda Sabara along with Litisargi Gopinath High School Examination Centre Superintendent Suseel Kumar Joshi and PET teacher Arjunoday Panda.
Notably, earlier in the day Nuapada BEO had filed a case with Boden Police against the five guilty teachers for their alleged link to the question paper leak case. They also had been put under suspension in this connection.
Notably, MIL (Odia) question paper surfaced on WhatsApp an hour after the commencement of the HSC Exam yesterday. Taking swift action, the Odisha Board of Secondary Education (BSE) suspended at least eight teachers from Nuapada, Dhenkanal and Koraput districts from their duties later in the day.