Leh Police unearths KVS Recruitment online exam scam; 1 among six accused arrested
Leh: District Police Tuesday uncovered the KVS Recruitment online exam cheating scam in Leh, 1 person was arrested while other accused persons were also identified.
As per the Leh Police Statement issued Tuesday; on 21th Feb 2023, PP Housing colony received a complaint from Pradeep Kumar who was discharging his duties as an observer for the KVS recruitment exam 2022 (recruitment for the KV Teachers).
He mentioned in his complaint that while the exam was being conducted In Gcom computer center, the site supervisor Adnan Ansari, R/o Bihar was caught clicking pictures of the computer in which questions were visible.
The complainant suspected some foul play with the apprehension that the fairness of the examination may have been compromised. Accordingly, he informed PP housing colony and a preliminary enquiry was conducted. During the preliminary enquiry it was found that Adnan worked as site supervisor of Aptech Company which has been hired by CBSE to conduct the said examination and it was his duty to conduct the examination in Leh from 9th Feb to 9th March 2023.
He clicked the photos and sent the same to Diwakar Singh R/o Delhi, who works as a staff for Lamdon online assessment center situated in Leh.
On further enquiry Diwakar Singh revealed that he was instructed by Vijay Kuma, R/o Rohtak, Haryana to get the photos from Adnan Ansari and send to CBSE as a complaint so that they will change the examination center from Gcomm to Lamdon lab.
It is pertinent to mention here that Vijay Kumar along with Shivam is the owner of the Lamdon Lab and has taken the Place on rent to start the lab since 2019.
Diwakar further revealed that the same examination was conducted in Lamdon lab from 9th Feb to 14th Feb and then the center was changed to Gcomm center where the examination resumed from 17 Feb till 21Feb.
It was found that in Lamdon lab when the examination was being conducted in the given dates, then some ‘set’ candidates were brought (all non local) by Vijay’s partners and they were helped to ‘qualify the papers. On this revelation the FIR was registered and investigation has been taken up by special investigation team headed by ASP Leh.
During the investigation it was found that the Lamdon lab owners including the accused used the remote access/ control software along with the Aptech exam software which was pre-embedded in the computer systems to make a live screen sharing possible.
While the candidate is present physically at the examination center and he/she logins the examination portal, the accused persons are able to get the simultaneous feed and they also can remotely enter the answers and submit the paper.
They are using very sophisticated means of hardware and software to help candidates cheat the exam and Leh police with the help of experts from I4C Delhi have gathered sufficient technical evidence which is to be sent for forensic examination for further analysis.
In total 06 accused persons have been identified who are running this racket and identification of more accused persons is under process.
Vijay Kumar R/o Rohtak, Haryana
Shivam R/o Haryana
Abhishek R/o Haryana
Rahul Joon R/o Jhajjar, Haryana
Ravi Joon R/o Haryana
Rohit Dahiya R/o Haryana
Presently five among the 6 person are on run and police teams have been constituted to arrest them at the earliest.