The Delhi Police Crime Branch received a reply Google pertaining to a "whistleblower" who had used fax, email, courier and WhatsApp to alert the CBSE about the breach. Delhi Police had sought help from Google to trace the of the email that the CBSE chairperson received about the Class 10 Mathematics paper being leaked.
Though police had received a reply from Google they refused to divulge further information, a senior police officer told PTI.
As part of the probe against the CBSE paper leak that had lead to widespread protests across the country, Delhi Police today sent three teams to schools, exam centers and the residences of students in outer Delhi. Over 60 people have been questioned till now out of which 10 were tutors of coaching centers. Over 50 mobile phones of students and tutors were also seized reported news agency ANI. However, a police officer said there was "no breakthrough" in the case so far.
On Tuesday, one day after the first tip-off and a day before the Class 10 math exam, the CBSE, who were aware of the Class 12 Economics paper leak, filed the first FIR in the case that evening.
The crime branch has asked Google to help track down the gmail ID.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT), comprising two deputy commissioners of police, four assistant commissioners of police and five inspectors, has been set up to investigate the matter.
The team is being supervised by the joint commissioner of police of the crime branch.
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