Mess in SSC exams; no initiatives from government to control
Leaked question on palms, mobile phones, everywhere
SSC question papers have been leaking from the first day of the examination. The spree continued throughout the country on Saturday, too, on Mathematics exam day.
Saturdays Kha-set question paper was found leaked on the palm of the hands in some places, besides being found on mobile phones.
Invigilators in some cases distributed the leaked question paper among the examinees in the school playground before the exam.
On-duty invigilators allegedly overlooked several incidents where students kept mobile phones with them in examination halls. In most cases, the leaked question matched word for word with the original one.
At least 10 people including teachers and examinees were detained and some six SSC examinees were suspended for one exam in these incidents. Rajshahi Police detained a university student for her alleged involvement with question paper leak on Saturday.
She is Rabia Islam, 19, a student of Mathematics department of National University affiliated Govt City College in Rajshahi.
According to police and witnesses, Rabia was seen roaming around PN Govt Girls School before the exam. She was found telling answers of the question some 15 minutes before the exam to an examinee. Answers were found written on her palms too. Later, guardians of SSC examinees handed her to police.
Boalia police station officer-in-charge Aman Ullah told Prothom Alo that 30 multiple choice questions (MCQs) found in Rabias mobile phone matched with the original ones.
A mobile court sentenced a house tutor to a 10-day jail on charges of question leak after he was detained in front of Jessore Zila School. The tutor Md Moniruzzaman, 28, is a student of Govt MM (Michael Madhusudan) College in Jessore.
He used to teach SSC students at a students hostel in Bezpara area of Jessore town.
According to police and witnesses, Moniruzzaman was showing questions in his cell phone to some people standing in front of zila school in the morning just hours before the exam begins.
Locals immediately held him and handed over to police. He was produced before the mobile court in charge of the exam centre.
Exam centre secretary of Jessore Zila School Abbas Uddin said leaked questions set-A (Ka) was found with him. The exam, however, was held in question set-B (Kha), he added.
Assistant commissioner and also executive magistrate KM Abu Nawshad told Prothom Alo that the accused was awarded a 10-day jail on charges of question leak.
According to the district administration and police, law enforcers detained a youth named Solaiman Hossain along with his cell phone in front of Model Girls Institute at Madhabpur area of the district town at 9:20am on Saturday.
He was taken to executive magistrate Md Rayhanul Islam. A total of 30 questions of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) portion and its answer were found in his mobile set.
During interrogation, Solaiman said he wanted to supply questions with answers to wife of his friend
Sadar police station sub-inspector Md Mustafizur Rahman said they are taking a preparation to file a case against him under ICT Act and Public Examination Control Act.
Three examinees and two teachers were arrested from Noapara Mayez Uddin high school centre, for leaking the Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) of mathematics using mobile phone on Saturday.
Six more examinees were expelled from today’s examination from the centre.
According to police, examination authorities held examinee Pranay Das from the examination hall and seized a mobile phone from him with mathematics MCQ in it.
Eight more students were then also held from that room along with two invigilators of the room-Sanjeeb Kumar Debnath, teacher of Chupair girls high school and Nazrul Islam of Jangalia high school-for neglecting their duty.
Executive magistrate Shohag Hossain said he expelled six examinees for the day and handed over three examinees-Pranay Das, Sanjay Shil and Shajib Das-and the two teachers to police.
Kaliganj police officer in-charge Alam Chand said legal action will be taken against the arrestees.
Police arrested two teachers from Nawabganj pilot high school for their involvement in question paper leakage in Nawabganj upazila of Dhaka.
The arrestees are Rony Mia, teacher of Bakshnagar high school and Sohel Rana of Bahra Wasek Memorial High School.
Nawabganj police station officer in-charge Mostafa Kamal said police arrested Rony Mia and Sohel Rana and recovered set B MCQ question of mathematics and answers from their mobile phones while distributing them among the students.
Police will seek remand of the teachers after presenting them in court on Sunday, OC added.