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SIC arrests 2 more in APPSC paper leak scam, total 27 arrested so far

First Published: 5th December, 2022 19:41 IST

The arrested duo are 32-year-old Golly Ketan and 29-year-old Goy Ketan, both hails from Jomlo Mongku village in Siang district

The Special Investigation Cell (SIC) of Arunachal Pradesh Police has arrested two more government officials in connection with their alleged involvement in the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) paper leak case.

The arrested persons have been identified as 32-year-old Golly Ketan, a Assistant Engineer of Public Works Department and 29-year-old Goy Ketan, a Assistant Engineer of the Department of Urban Development & Housing, Arunachal Pradesh.

Both the accused hails from Jomlo Mongku village in Siang district of the state.

With these two arrests the total number of arrests has gone up to 27.

Late last week, the SIC arrested one person identified as 51 years old Gomo Sora. His son too was arrested for his alleged involvement in the case.

It is to be mentioned that the AE (civil) question paper leak case has been handed over to the CBI. The SIC is investigating all the other cases based on several FIRs filed by the aggrieved aspirants.
The SIC is investigating cases since 2014 related to the paper leak case.

Meanwhile, unhappy with the progress and the manner in which the investigation into the APPSC paper leak scam is being conducted, as many as 90 organisations, parents, students and activists participated in a rally called the Mass Referendum Rally to protest the APPSC paper leak scam that has put hundreds of candidates and aspirants’ future at stake.

The rally led by All Nyishi Students Union was held on December 3.

Also Read: At least 90 Organistaions, parents, students at rally to protest APPSC Paper Leak Scam

Also Read: SIC arrests 1 more in APPSC paper leak scam, total 25 arrested so far; mass anti-scam rally tomorrow

Earlier, SIC SP Anant Mittal, said that the SIC will soon file a charge sheet for all the cases and place it before the court. This will be done within the stipulated time.

Meanwhile, the SIC is gathering evidence, looking into people who might have benefited from the question paper leak.

The police are also looking at the brokers who might have been involved in the leak and the cases since 2014 related to the present case.

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