Army recruitment exam leak: 21 accused sent to police custody till March 4th
Thane [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): The 21 accused in leaking the question papers of an army recruitment exam, which was set to be conducted last Sunday, have been sent to police custody till March 4th.
The accused, which reportedly include a retired army officer and a senior paramilitary officer, were produced before a Thane court earlier today.
The police also rounded up over 200 candidates, who were found huddled in a hall learning the answers for the questions from the leaked papers given to them by the agents.
The Maharashtra Police, which received information of the paper being written by some candidates on Saturday night at various hotels and lodges, nabbed at least 350 students.
The Army headquarters has been informed of the matter and investigation is underway.
Meanwhile, the Indian Army has launched an internal inquiry into the recruitment exam paper leak. (ANI)