Custody of question paper leak accused extended

Custody of question paper leak accused extended

The police custody of two accused in the alleged question paper leak scam of the Railway Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) examination was extended on Saturday.

The CBI sleuths produced the accused before the CBI special court since their police custody expired.

The Public Prosecutor for CBI moved an application seeking the extension of police custody of main accused Shivanna, Divisional Personnel Officer (DPO) of South Western Railways, and his accomplice Mahesh. The special court CBI remanded the other accused Shivaramaiah and Dayanand in  judicial custody.

The CBI officials had raided a flat belonging to Shivaramaiah in Dinnur last Sunday and arrested 13 ALP job aspirants. The job aspirants were reportedly waiting for the question papers for the exam scheduled to be held on the same day.

Based on their revelations, CBI officials raided two flats in RT Nagar and arrested other South Western Railways official Mahesh.

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