Karnataka Government said it would "get to the root" of the leak of Mathematics and Physicsquestion papers of the second year Pre-University Exam recently, but ruled out a CBI probe.
The government has already ordered CID probe into the leakage of question paper, which forced rescheduling of theexam timetable, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri told the state assembly.
"It is beyond the imagination of the government how the leakage occured and also its source. So far about four personshave been arrested. We will get to the root (of the leak) and punish the culprits," he said.
Notices threatening cancellation of their recognition has been slapped on six Pre-University colleges in Chikkaballapurand Kolar, he said.
Opposition Congress leader Siddaramaiah, JDS leader H D Revanna and others demanded a CBI probe into the issue.
Dissatisifed with the government reply, Congress members staged a walkout.