With the Bengaluru Central Crime Branch police busting the query paper leak racket on Saturday night time, Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has cancelled aggressive examinations for First Division Assistant scheduled on Sunday.
The Bengaluru Joint Police Commissioner, (Crime), Sandeep Patil mentioned in his tweet that the query paper of – First Division Assistant – examination that was scheduled on Sunday (January 24) has been leaked and the police has arrested six individuals on this connection.
“We have seized question papers, Rs 24 lakh cash and three stolen vehicles from them,” his tweet additional learn.
A senior police officer from Central Crime Branch (CCB) mentioned that performing on a tip-off, a CCB particular group performed raids in Ullal in Jnanabharati police station limits and arrested Chandru and Rachappa red-handed alongside with 4 others.
The police added that the gang was utilizing the stolen vehicles to flow into the query papers to job aspirants who had approached them a number of days in the past and paid some cash upfront.
All of them had been taken into custody for questioning to determine their community and knowledgeable the KPSC.
At current, the CCB officers are verifying the background of the arrested to determine whether or not they have any connection with Shivakumar, a kingpin of PU query paper leak. He was arrested in 2016 by the Karnataka CID police and in 2018 he was arrested by the CCB police in connection with police constable recruitment query paper leak.
As the information broke, the KPSC instantly introduced the cancellation of examinations scheduled on Sunday (January 24). The dates for the check can be rescheduled and introduced in the end, a press launch mentioned.
The KPSC had performed this examination for 1,112 vacancies for the submit of First Division Assistant, out of which 975 are reserved for Residual Parent Cadre (RPC) and 137 for Hyderabad Karnataka Local Cadre (HK) and cumulative about 3.75 lakh job aspirants had utilized for these posts throughout the state.