The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police yesterday pressed charges against 125 people, including 87 students of Dhaka University (DU), in a case filed over their alleged involvement in question paper leak. Among the accused, 47 have been arrested in the last one-and-a-half years. All of them but one gave confessional statements. The rest of the accused are on the run. Senior assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of CID, Sumon Kumar Das, submitted the charge-sheet before Dhaka chief metropolitan magistrate court. The charge-sheet includes the name of the alleged mastermind—Alip Kumar Biswas, a suspended assistant director of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP). The accused were involved in DUs Gha unit admission test in 2017.
the charge-sheet following an investigation for one-and-a-half years. The CID also prayed to the court to allow the law enforcers to submit a supplementary charge-sheet against 89 more DU students, who passed the admission tests by cheating with the help of this gang. The investigators are verifying the identities of those students.
Earlier, In 2017, this gang had leaked question papers of DU’s “Gha” unit admission test from a printing press in the capital’s Indira Road. Some of the gang members, led by Natore district sports officer Rakibul Hasan, used to leak questions hours before the admission tests.
A case was filed with Shahbagh police station in this connection in October 2017 under the Public Examinations Law and the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.