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Haryana teachers’ test cancelled after paper leak, 5 arrested

Five persons, including two women, have been arrested in connection with the case.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: November 15, 2015 1:41:45 am

he Haryana Teachers Eligibility Test (HTET) Level 3 examination that was held on Saturday afternoon has been cancelled after police allegedly found two youths with the answer key at a centre in Jind.

Five persons, including two women, have been arrested in connection with the case. The next date for the examination, attempted by over 1.2 lakh candidates, is yet to be announced. The examination for Level 1 and 2 will be held as per schedule on November 15.

The police had arrived at the centre acting on information from the Jind administration. Documents relating to the question paper were allegedly recovered from a person not sitting for the exam. Noticing the police, two youths reportedly threw down their mobile phone and tried to flee. They were, however, swiftly apprehended.

The two have been identified as Amit and Raghubir, residents of Narwana. The mobile phone was recovered in which the answer key was found, police said.

The police added that the accused got the answer key from Sonepat. Police have also arrested three persons, including two women, who appeared for the exam. The candidates were identified as Hans Kaur, Kavita and Sandeep.

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