New Delhi: Demanding stern actions against the perpetrators circulating fake news on social media regarding paper leak, the Central Board of Secondary Education lodged another FIR with Delhi Police on Thursday.
“Further to the FIR lodged with Delhi Police on 6th March 2019, against persons circulating fake news regarding paper leak and availability of question papers prior to the examinations being circulated on various platforms including social media, CBSE has filed another complaint on 7th March 2019 requesting Delhi Police to take stern action against the perpetrators,” read a press release issued by the CBSE.
The board has requested Delhi Police in writing to take suitable and strict action against miscreants under provisions of IPC and IT Act.
A complaint was received at Madhu Vihar police station from CBSE to take legal action against persons for loading fake videos on internet about leak of question papers, which are spreading panic amongst students, Press Trust of India quoted as Delhi Police saying.
While the CBSE board exam 2019 started on February 15, the board has so far conducted examinations in 136 subjects.
Reportedly, 344807 students appeared for the Accountancy paper which was conducted at over 3964 examination centres across the country on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
“CBSE class XII-Accountancy exam conducted smoothly today at 3964 centres for 344807 registered candidates,” tweeted CBSE HQ.
The Central Board of Secondary Education, popularly known as CBSE, is a national level board of education in India. It is controlled and managed by Union Government of India.