Question leak cartel busted: CID
Hossen Sohel: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claimed of busting the biggest question leak cartel, involving government officers who they said made over Tk 10 crore by leaking questions of different public examinations.
Nine people, all of the same cartel, were held in last five days from different areas of the country, the crime-busting unit said in a press briefing held in Dhaka Thursday, reports The Daily Star.
The arrestees are Alip Kumar Biswas, assistant director of BKSP (suspended) and mastermind of the cartel, Assistant Administrative Officer of BADC Mostafa Kamal, a 36th BCS non-cadre Ibrahim, 38th BCS preliminary qualified Ayub Ali Badhan, English teacher of Agrani School Golam Mohammad Babul, Office Assistant of the school Anwar Hosen Majumder and Md Nurul Islam, Social Science teacher Hosne Ara Begum of Dhanmondi Government Boys School, and Office Assistant of the school Hasmot Ali Shikder.
CID also recovered the on-going BCS written question papers and Tk 60,000 from Hasmot.
With these latest arrests, the total number of arrests regarding question leak reached 37.
Alip has made a fortune of more than Tk 3 crore out of this question leaking activities while Ibrahim made huge amount of property in land and in cash.
The total estimated wealth of arrestees Alip, Ibrahim, Mostafa and Badhon amounts up to Tk 10 crore, which is expected to rise in further investigation, CID says.