Imphal: A team of Cyber Crime Police Station led by Additional SP N. John under the supervision of SP/CID (Crime Branch) Joyce Lalremmawi has arrested the culprit who was responsible for leaking question papers of the ongoing Class XI Examination conducted by Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur (COHSEM) on Saturday.
The arrested culprit has been identified as Moirangthem Sunderchand (33 years), son of Moirangthem Chaoba of Kiyamgei Mamang Leikai.
He is the Management Staff of Dineshwori Higher Secondary School, Canchipur.
According to police source, acting on a written report from the Secretary, COHSEM on Thursday evening about question papers of ongoing Class XI Exam, 2020 of 5(five) subjects viz Manipuri (MIL), Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology being circulated widely on WhatsApp social media app, a criminal case vide FIR No. 17(02)2020 was registered at Cyber Crime Police Station, CID(CB), Manipur.
Immediately, sincere efforts were made to track the culprit responsible for leaking of the said question papers resulting in the arrest of Moirangthem Sunderchand, the police source added.
The police source said that apart from the five subjects, there is strong indication that English question paper may have been leaked as well.
Further, all other possible angles are being actively pursued to identify and arrest any other person involved in leaking of COHSEM, Manipur Class XI question papers, the police source added.