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  • Anti-Corruption Institution, Punjab stated it has dug up extra particulars concerning the PPSC leaked examination paper scandal
  • 4 individuals had earlier been arrested for alleged involvement in leaking papers
  • ACE stated one of many accused stole papers from PPSC’s computer systems, whereas one other one bought them

LAHORE: Punjab’s Anti-Corruption Institution (ACE) stated on Monday that one of many suspects, arrested in reference to leaking Punjab Public Service Fee’s examination, has transferred information to a USB gadget.

The authority had arrested 4 suspects “red-handed just two hours before the exams for 58 Tehsildars posts were scheduled to be conducted”. 

ACE officers stated the investigation revealed {that a} junior laptop operator on the PPSC named Waqar Akram would steal examination papers and switch the information to a USB drive. “Out of the four people arrested in relation to the scandal, two of them are important members of the gang.”

Learn extra: PPSC cancels examination for Tehsildar posts finally minute after ‘paper leak’

Whereas Akram stole examination papers, Ghazanfar, his confederate and an worker within the fee’s finance division, would promote them. Ghazanfar can also be a legislation pupil at Punjab College.

The authority stated it recovered candidates’ roll quantity slips, previous papers, and money from the accused’s room. An M.Phil pupil, Gohar Ali, has additionally been detained within the case whereas a clerk, named Umar Farooq, was fired after allegations of corruption in opposition to him had been confirmed. 

PPSC paper leak

On December 26, candidates staged a protest outdoors the Punjab Public Service Fee’s (PPSC) examination centres, alleging that severe errors had taken place within the examination and that the paper was leaked beforehand.

A candidate showing for the place of lecturer stated that jobs for the career had already been handed out to individuals. “By holding examinations, the [PPSC] is only doing a formality,” he stated.

The take a look at was held on December 20, following which a lot of candidates took to Twitter to focus on their grievances and demanded that PPSC authorities look into the difficulty.

 Punjab CM units up inquiry committee

A day in the past, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar constituted an inquiry committee to research the Punjab Public Service Fee (PPSC) examination paper leak.

The committee, led by CM’s Inspection Crew (CMIT) chairperson Ali Murtaza, has been tasked to submit report in 5 days. 

“The PPSC is a national organisation and nobody will be allowed to play with its reputation,” the Punjab CM stated.

“The CMIT team will expose the elements who are involved in paper leak scandal,” he stated, including that officers supporting the gang liable for the paper leak will even be delivered to ebook and the PPSC’s popularity protected.

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