CBSE paper leak: Class 10 student used father’s ID to send mail to board chairperson

Prime News, National (New Delhi), April 1:- The Delhi Police on Saturday received a reply from Google which identified the e-mail address from where the CBSE chairperson was sent a mail about the Class 10 mathematics paper being leaked, an official privy to the probe said.

The officer of the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police said a Class 10 student had received the mathematics paper on WhatsApp and he had used his father’s e-mail ID to send the mail to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairperson.

The student and his father are being questioned, he said.

Earlier, Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) RP Upadhyay said that the police got a reply from Google on the details it had sort pertaining to the e-mail address.

A Crime Branch team, which included Joint Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) G Gopal Naik, reached the office of the CBSE in east Delhi’s Preet Vihar in the evening to interact with the board’s officials, the police said, adding that CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal was also present.

Kumar said they wanted details pertaining to the examination process from the board officials.

This was in continuation to the earlier interaction with three CBSE officials, he said.

Earlier, the police had also asked the board to compile the list of complaints that it had received pertaining to the paper leak.

The CBSE has shared some of the complaints that it had received through e-mails and letters.

Police are analysing these complaints to ascertain whether they were acts of mischief or was there any truth in them.

Meanwhile, the police continued their quest to trace the origin of the papers leak as they visited the schools and coaching centres in outer Delhi that had come under their scanner.

More than 60 people, including 53 students and seven teachers have been questioned till now, but the officer said there was “no breakthrough” in the case so far.

Police have zeroed in on six WhatsApp groups that figured in the trail of transmission of papers and they are being probed. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).




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