Prime News, Nation, (New Delhi), March 30:-The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch on Friday sought a reply from Google about an e-mail that was sent to the CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal in connection with the paper leak case.
An e-mail was sent to the CBSE chairperson from a Gmail ID with images of handwritten questions papers.
Meanwhile, the crime branch identified over 10 WhatsApp groups, each having 50-60 members in connection with the same.
The papers of the economics exam of Class XII, held on March 26 and mathematics exam of Class X, held on March 28 were leaked on social media hours before the examination.
Soon after this, CBSE announced re-examination and a police investigation into the matter.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar also took cognisance of the matter and assured strict action against the culprits.
As of now, the Delhi Police has interrogated over 30 people, including students and teachers of private coaching centres in connection with the matter.
Meanwhile, in light of the ongoing protests against the leak of Class X and XII question papers, Section 144, which prohibits the gathering of a group of people with the mutual intent of deliberate disturbance of the peace, has been imposed outside Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar’s Kushak Road residence.
Earlier today, Delhi police interrogated over 30 people, including students and teachers of private coaching centres, in connection with the question paper leaks, who seized over a dozen mobile phones from them.
Ever since the papers were leaked on March 28, scores of students have taken to mass-protesting to express their dissatisfaction for the poor governance and the re-examination decision by the CBSE.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)