Including school principal, other two persons were arrested on Friday from Car Nicobar Island as they were caught in leaking question papers of the CBSE examinations.
Officials of the Directorate of Education department said, Krishnan Raju, principal of Government Senior Secondary School at Lapati, Rashid, an executive engineer of the Andamans PWD, and Vijayan, a forest ranger, were arrested for leaking the question papers. The question papers which got leaked were of science subjects of class X and XII.
Regional director of CBSE Nagarajan said the exams will be continue as the other sets of question papers on the subjects have been kept ready and the exams of the leaked paper will be held again.
“The CBSE question papers of Class X and Class XII were leaked on February 17 in Nicobar. But instead of cancelling the examinations, the authorities conducted the examination on March 1,” he told reporters outside Parliament.