Question leak: UGC official among 3 remanded
A Dhaka court today placed University Grants Commission (UGC) Assistant Director Omar Siraj and two others on two-day remand each on charge of question-paper leakage for admission test of medical colleges.
Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakraborty passed the order after police produced the arrestees before the court this afternoon.
Abdul Ahad, sub-inspector of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station, also the investigation officer in the case, produced the arrestees before the court with a seven-day remand prayer against each of them.
Earlier, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested them on September 18 for their alleged involvement in leaking questions of different competitive exams including the medical college admission test.
The arrestees are Assistant Director of UGC Omar Siraj, his accomplice Ishan Imtiaj Hridoy, and storekeeper of Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission Rezaul Karim.
The force also seized two question papers and 23 answer sheets of the Assistant Judge Recruitment Test of Judicial Service Commission 2014, Tk 2 lakh in cash, a cheque of Tk 4 lakh, cheque books of different banks, three mobiles, and an iPad from their possession after raiding UGC's office in the capital's Agargaon area.