SHIMLA: Three youths, who passed constable recruitment exam, have been found to be clueless about the basic facts about Himachal Pradesh. They even don’t know who the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh is, the police have found in course of investigation of a paper leak case.
Arrested in the paper leak case, the youths allegedly passed the exam by paying a bribe of Rs 6-8 lakh.
“They did not even know the names of ministers of the state, when questioned by the police. In a display of utter ignorance, they called Amit Shah and Nirmala Sitharaman ministers of the state, indicating how suitable they actually were for the posts,” said a source in the police department.
The source further said that the youths — Munish Kumar, Mani Chaudhary and Gaurav — did not even know the name of the chief minister of the state.
However, the mastermind in the case had deftly carried out all operations in a slick manner, leaving no evidence whatsoever. There were no monetary transactions done online nor did he pass on text messages or hard copies of the question paper. Like a seasoned player, questions and answers were passed on verbally and monetary transaction details were also memorized.
Of the three youths accused, two of them remained at Kanshi Ram Web Solutions Institute in Gaggal on March 26, a day before the exam where they were given a typed paper with the questions and answers. The owner of the institute belonging to Haryana has still not been caught.
Noteworthy is the fact that two of the youths had less than 50 per cent marks in their matriculation exams but scored more than 90 per cent marks in the constable recruitment written examination.
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