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Class VIII question paper leaked in Jammu, government orders probe

Jammu A Class VIII board examination question paper was leaked; following which Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a probe into the incident and postpones the exams in Poonch district of the state.

The Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand ordered a probe into the incident and two officials who were found involved in the leakage of a question paper have been placed under suspension, official spokesman said today.

Deputy Chief Minister has directed Deputy Commissioner Poonch to probe the leakage of question paper, he said.

"An FIR has already been lodged in the case. The examination meanwhile has been postponed", the spokesman said.

A question paper of Class VIII was leaked on Thursday and it was available in the market before the examination, which triggered protests in the district.

Story First Published: February 23, 2013 13:54 IST

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