SSC Question Leak
16 students detained before exam in Ctg
Published : Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 198
CHITTAGONG, Feb 13 : The district administration detained nine SSC student on charges of question leak at BAWA school this morning.
The district administration found SSC students checking leaked questions on their mobile phones inside a bus.
Executive Magistrate Syed Murad Ali said the drive was conducted when the bus was parked at the WASA intersection around 9:00 am.
The 50 students of Patiya Ideal School were due to sit for physics test at Bangladesh Mahila Samity High School.
"They were looking at the images of multiple choice questions. The leaked items matched the test questions," Ali said.
The students must take seats inside the halls, 30 minutes ahead of the exams, as per the latest directives.
"The bus gave rise to suspicion as it was standing at the spot with only an hour left before the test and there were students inside," the magistrate said.
The students said they found the soft copies on WhatsApp. Five mobile handsets were seized from them, he added
The students will be penalised as per the code of conduct for exams, said Md Habibur Rahman, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education) in Chittagong.
Police also detained seven other students from in front a Mosque under Fatikchari upazila for question leak.