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    CTD traced four WhatsApp groups involved in circulating exam papers.

    Counter-Terrorism Department has traced four WhatsApp groups involved in circulating exam papers. There are four suspects belonging to Karachi, while three are from Hyderabad.


    The counter-terrorism department officials investigated in the cheating and paper leak issues and found about groups where using WhatsApp to circulate papers.
    A teacher belonging to Mithi is suspected for being involved in the crime. 
    Earlier Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dehar said, "Indian mobile phone SIMS are being used to leak question papers in the ongoing Board of Intermediate Education examinations."
    "All departments are on high alert. It has come to our notice that Indian SIMs are being used in this scam. All agencies have been informed as our relations with the neighbouring country are not friendly, " said the Education Minister.
    "Board has been asked to corporate with FIA and to provide all information we have. As per the chief minister's orders, we have also involved the CTD so that we can see this from multiple angles," the education minister said.
    Indian media say: A Pakistani minister on Saturday claimed that Indian SIM cards were used to leak question papers of intermediate-level exams in Sindh province on the social media. Provincial Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dehar’s claim came after the Physics question paper for intermediate-level examination was circulated on the social media 40 minutes before the exam. He said initial probe showed that Indian mobile phone SIMs were being used to leak the question papers.
    “All departments are on an alert. It has been pointed out that the SIMs being operated are Indian SIMs. Because of our relations with the neighbouring country, all agencies have been alerted,” Dehar said.
    The education minister said that it was alarming and the government had asked Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and counter-terrorism department to provide help.
    According to some officials, Indian SIM cards are used in border district of Tharparkar and those mobile phone might have been used in leaking but it needed to be investigated.
    It is not for the first time that a question paper has been leaked in Karachi as Mathematics paper for intermediate part-II was also leaked on May 4.
    So far at least five papers have been leaked on WhatsApp.
    The examination system in Sindh has been under scanner this year and local media has come up with several reports, showing students openly cheating in the examinations.








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