Mangaluru: CID Officials visited two colleges in the city on April 15 in connection with the leak of PUC Chemistry exam papers.
The investigation was carried out based on the information revealed by the 3 accused who were arrested on April 13. Anil Kumar, K M Muralidhar, and K S Ranganath were arrested by the senior CID officials in connection with the IInd PUC Chemistry examination question paper leak.
When the three accused were questioned by the CID officials they revealed the names of 11 private colleges across the state. Based on the information CID officials raided all the 11 colleges including Mahesh PU College and Expert PU College in Mangaluru. Documents have been seized by the CID officials for verification.
Chairman of the Expert PU College denied any wrongdoing and said that it was not a raid but CID officials had visited the college for document verification. Similarly, the Principal of Mahesh PU College Ajith D’Souza said that the CID officials visited our college for verification of the documents on how many students had appeared for the exams, the number of students in the college, the strength of teaching and non-teaching staff in the college.
The prime accused Shivakumar and his son Dinesh are still on the run and search is on for them to find out their links with other colleges in the state.