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Gujarat Police Lok Rakshak Dal exam cancelled following ‘paper leak’

The examination was scheduled for 9,713 posts of Unarmed Lok Rakshak, Armed Lok Rakshak and Jail Sipai. Close to 9 lakh candidates were expected to appear in the examination

By: Express News Service | Gandhinagar |
Updated: December 2, 2018 9:25:02 pm
Gujarat constable recruitment exam, Gujarat constable recruitment exam 2018, Gujarat constable exam 2018 The examination was scheduled for 9,713 posts of Unarmed Lok Rakshak, Armed Lok Rakshak and Jail Sipai.  Representational Image

In a major embarrassment for Gujarat Police, the recruitment examination for Lok Rakshak Dal (LRD) was cancelled following reports of a paper leak. Chairman of Lok Rakshak Recruitment Board (LRRB) and Additional Director General of Police Vikas Sahay said the examination will be again held in a month’s time.

Addressing the media, Sahay said, “I have come to know that the paper has been leaked by some anti-social elements. Somebody sent me some answers of the question papers. And I had framed the question paper so I immediately came to know that the paper has been leaked. And so the examination has been cancelled. I regret the inconvenience caused to the candidates and most probably the examination will be held again in a month’s time.”

The examination was scheduled for 9,713 posts of Unarmed Lok Rakshak, Armed Lok Rakshak and Jail Sipai. Close to 9 lakh candidates were expected to appear in the examination.

“It is good that I came to know before the examination that the paper was leaked. It is a matter of investigation if how the paper was leaked, from where it was leaked. But whoever it could be, Gujarat police will not spare those anti-social elements,” he added.

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According to Sahay, around 8.75 lakh candidates were to appear for the examination at 2,440 exam centres in 29,000 classrooms across the state.

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First published on: 02-12-2018 at 02:14:40 pm

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