STF has arrested Vijay Bahadur Saroj from Shiv Balak Singh Inter College located in the industrial police station area of Prayagraj and Sarvajit Verma, Raju Kumar Manjhi, Dinesh Chandra Singh from Dhumanganj police station area. At the same time, Pappu Singh alias Arnav has been arrested from Rishikul Educational Higher Secondary School in Saraikhwaj Police Station area of Jaunpur. Sonu Pal has been arrested from the Civil Lines Police Station in Moradabad. Apart from this, Monu Prajapati, Anil Kumar, Raja Tomar have been arrested from Nauchandi police station area of Meerut. Fake admit card, OMR sheet, admit card, fake Aadhaar card, BTC number, PAN card in the name of Deepak Kumar were recovered from the accused.
The exam was canceled on 28 November
On November 28, 2021, 12,91,628 candidates were to appear for the examination at 2554 examination centers across the state. At the same time, in the second shift, 8,73,533 candidates were to sit for the Upper Primary Level Teacher Eligibility Test at 2736 examination centers. The government had made special arrangements to conduct the examination without a copy, but the question paper-solving gang was found late on Saturday night. The government has canceled the paper following the leak.