Three cases have been filed against 20 people in Chittagong in connection with leaking multiple choice questions of physics of ongoing Secondary School Certificate examination.
The cases against 18 examinees, a teacher and a guardian were filed with Kotowali, Khulshi and Bhujpur Police Stations Tuesday night under the Public Examinations (offences) Act and the ICT Act over MCQs leaking, said Habibur Rahman, additional deputy commissioner (education) of Chittagong.
Nine students and a teacher of Patiya Ideal School and two SSC examinee sisters and their father were accused in the cases with Kotwali and Khulshi Police Stations respectively.
Seven students were accused in the case with Bhujpur Police Station under the Public Examinations (offences) Act and the ICT Act over physics question paper leaking, said police.
Anti-Corruption Commission chairman Iqbal Mahmood, meanwhile, on Wednesday said that the education ministry should not be blamed solely for the question leak, rather the examinees, their guardians and teachers must be blamed for the same reason.
Referring to examinees, he also said that those who were getting the certificates by attending the exams with leaked questions, their (examinees) capabilities, capacities and creativities would not flourish.
He said these while attending a programme in Chandpur.
He also questioned why the students were going to coaching centres if they were taught properly in the classrooms.
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