Assam Police has so far apprehended 25 persons/ students in connection with the HSLC question paper leak scam. 12 of them are being arrested and taken for 3 days police custody. Other 13 being juvenile, are interrogated as per the guidelines of the Juvenile Justice Act, said Assam DGP GP Singh speaking to media in Dibrugarh on Thursday morning.

The DGP stated that Police has detained 3 more persons in connection with the case last night.

The CID is investigating all the aspects of the case. There are 4 to 5 layers of the question paper leak through WhatsApp messages. The law enforcing authority has also contacted the WhatsApp authority to get the original source. Technical verification is also done with various telecom service providers. Most of transactions which are amounting from ₹100 to ₹3000 are done through 4 wallet agencies like GPay, Paytm etc. Transaction details have been sought from the headquarters of the agencies in Mumbai.

Police has found many vital clues from the arrested/detained persons/ students.

Many are still absconding. Police will find them soon, said DGP Singh.


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