A team of police personnel have rushed to Uttar
Pradesh to secure one of the accused in the Tamil Nadu Public Service
Commission (TNPSC) Group II exam question paper leak case.
Police said they acted on a tip off and sent their personnel
to that state and expressed confidence he would be nabbed within one or two
Nine persons, including the suspected kingpin Balan have
already been arrested. He has been taken for police custody for questioning.
The exam was conducted on Aug 11 across 77 centres in the
district. At one centre here some candidates noticed a woman going through
hand-written questions and answers prior to the exam.They informed invigilators
they suspected it was leaked as questions were similar to those in the original
Following this, officials and police personnel took her to
the Collectorate, where she was questioned by the Collector V K Shanmugam. The
woman reportedly told him her husband,a bus conductor, had given the
hand-written questions and she was not aware from where he had got it.
Meanwhile police said they had arrested two more persons in
the multi crore emu farm investment racket. The owners of Susi Emu farm are
facing charges of duping investors of crores of rupees after promising high
interest on deposits.