Railway Board asked to cancel four tests by UP police
The Hindu News Update Service
Lucknow (PTI) The Railway Board has been asked by Uttar Pradesh police to cancel four of its tests held recently in different parts of the country following a series of arrests in connection with leakage of question papers.
"Based on the report of the Special Task Force, which busted the paper leak racket, the state police had sent a letter a member of the Railway Board A K Goel with a recommendation to cancel four examinations held earlier this year," Additional Director General of Police, UP, Brij Lal told PTI on Thursday.
The examinations were conducted on December 16, January 18, February 8 and February 15.
He said the UP police had concrete evidence that the question papers of all the four examination, including one conducted by Ajmer Railway Recruitment Board in February, were leaked.
"We sent a detailed report to the railway board on April 8, which included a CD containing conversation between the members of the racket based in Bihar," he said.
On February 15, as many as 109 persons including 15 gang members, were arrested from different places in Bhopal and Jaipur on a tip off from the UP Police.
The written test for the post of assistant station master by the RRB Ajmer was to be held on the same day.
A lot of defect need to be removed from railway system and action from Railway Board New Delhi Required.