Matric question viral on social media: Two more including high school teacher arrested

Nuapada: The Boden police on Sunday arrested two more persons for their alleged involvement in making the Odia question paper of Matric examination viral on social media.

The accused have been identified as Sarbagyan Supakar, an assistant teacher at Kerapadar High School in Nuapada district and his nephew Gyanadutta Supakar.

As per reports, the duo had visited the Karangamal High School on Friday and allegedly clicked photographs of the question paper and made it viral on social media.

“Sarbagyan’s nephew Gyanadutta clicked the photographs of Odia question papers and made it viral in social media. So far, seven persons have been arrested in connection with the case and all of them will be forwarded to the court today,” informed Inspector-in-Charge of Boden police station, Saroj Kumar Mallick.

Earlier on Saturday, Boden police had arrested five teachers of two schools including centre superintendent Sushil Kumar Joshi and invigilator Arjunanjaya Panda of Gopinath High School and centre superintendent Prasanna Kumar Pati, invigilators Mukunda Sabar and Bighnaraj Supakar of Karangamal High School in Boden block of the district.

It is pertinent to mention that an hour after the commencement of the Matriculation examination across Odisha, question papers of Odia reportedly surfaced on social media in Nuapada district and Kamakhyanagar of Dhenkanal district.