Alexa DU question leak case: CID looking for more 55 people

DU question leak case: CID looking for more 55 people


Published: 22:11 2 June 2019   Updated: 16:20 3 June 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

So far 125 people have been charged in Dhaka University (DU) question-leak case. It has been reported earlier that the university’s 87 students were involve in this. Now, more 55 students have been found involved in the crime, informed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Most of them used digital devices and leaked questions from the printing press and got admitted to the university. However, CID could not collect proofs yet. If the supplementary charge sheet is filed against them, the university authorities will take a tough decision.

DU Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani said, 15 people have been expelled before following the evidence of the charges. After this, action will be taken against the rest of the criminals based on the information.

CID's Mollah Nazrul Islam said “Our information is being exchanged with the University. We have informed about the investigation. Work is still going on for those who have not yet got complete proof of identity and involvement. A supplementary charge sheet will be provided if found.

It is learned that CID conducted the drive in two residential residences of the university on midnight on October 1, 2007, following the information provided by the media worker. At first, two students named Mamun and Rana were arrested. On the basis of their information, an applicant named Rafi was arrested from the examination hall on the next day. On that day a case was filed with the Shahbagh Police Station.

Later, the investigation team came up with information that, a syndicate had been leaking question papers of Dhaka University admission test from the printing press. The Mastermind of the cycle was Natore District Sports Officer Rakibul Hasan Eshami, press officer Khan Bahadur, his relative Saiful, Rajshahi University student Bonnie and Maruf and others. At that time, 47 people were arrested in the raid. In the meantime, except one, everyone gave confessional statements in the court.

The concerned people said that the members of the syndicate collected question papers from the press and on the previous night of the examination, they made the interested students memorized. In addition, a few minutes before exam, they would sent solution examinees through the digital device.

Investigating officials said that cash and assets worth Tk 200 million were found under those question criminals’ ownership. A case has been filed in the Uttara West Police Station for money laundering law to confiscate those property.