According to the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), though the Paper-I of February 21, 2018 was cancelled by the Commission on account of technical issues, the minister has directed to enquire into the allegation of leakage of this cancelled paper.
If the evidence being provided by the candidates found substantiated, the matter will be referred to CBI for further enquiry, said the commission.
"Else, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police which is already seized of the matter upon a referral by Staff Selection Commission, shall complete its enquiry in a time bound manner and submit its report for further necessary action," the commission said in a statement.
Since the Central Server of the Service Provider is located at Chennai, therefore, this activity shall be initiated on the next working day i.e. March 5, 2018.
Meanwhile, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader and Member of Parliament, came out in support of the candidates who are protesting against the leak. Dr Tharoor also wrote to Dr Jitendra Singh and supported the demand for a CBI enquiry into the allegations.
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