The Mahrashtra health department exam paper leak probe has led to a big arrest of an Indian Navy sailor. The Pune Police arrested the Naval sailor
The cybercrime cell of Pune crime branch held Prakash Misal (40), a native of Beed district and a sailor with the Indian Navy.
DCP Bhagyashree Navatake stated that the Misal is a serving Naval sailor and currently posted at a Navy formation in Mumbai.
Misal is the sixth person to be arrested in the case till now. Police have seized his cell phone and are probing his communications with other suspects in the case. Those earlier arrested are Vijay Murhade, Anil Gaikwad, Suresh Jagtap, Baban Mundhe and Sandeep Bhutekar.
The Pune Police’s Cyber Crime Cell is probing the paper leak case, in which the question paper of Maharashtra Health Department’s recruitment exam for Grade C and D employees was allegedly circulated through social media. The exam was to be conducted on the afternoon of October 31, but the paper was allegedly leaked that day morning.
The police added that the 92 of the 100 questions in the examination paper were leaked and circulated on social media.
The police have booked the accused under Indian Penal Code sections pertaining to Criminal Breach of Trust and Cheating and provisions of the Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices at University, Board and Other Specified Examinations Act, 1982.