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Question leak: Case files against 17, including 3 PSC official

Published: 14:20, 9 July 2024

Question leak: Case files against 17, including 3 PSC official

Staff Correspondent

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police has filed a case against seventeen people, including former driver Syed Abed Ali and his son Syed Sohanur Rahman Siam, over allegations of leaking questions for the examinations held under the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC).

The case was filed under the BPSC Act with Paltan police station on Monday night. Over 50 people were accused in the case, and 17 were arrested. 

They were arrested during ongoing raids for allegedly leaking question papers of 30 recruitment exams over the last 12 years.

CID's Cyber Police Center (CPC) Special Superintendent of Police Md Touhidul Islam, confirmed the matter and said these seventeen individuals will be presented in court, and remand will be requested for interrogation.

The other arrestees are- PSC's Deputy Directors Abu Zafar, Jahangir Alam, Assistant Director Alamgir Kabir, Dispatch Rider Khalilur Rahman, Office Assistant Sajedul Islam, Auditor Priyanath Roy, Noman Siddiqui, Abu Solaiman Md Sohel, Zahidul Islam, Mamunur Rashid, Sakhawat Hossain, Sayem Hossain, Liton Sarkar, Narayanganj Regional Passport Office Security Officer Shahadat Hossain and Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital Medical Technician Niamun Hasan.

A private television channel aired an investigation report on Sunday evening which uncovered the the scandal involving leaked question papers for 30 recruitment exams, including the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS).

According to the report, a syndicate of six officials and employees of the PSC had been involved in leaking exam questions for a long time.