The Detective Branch of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police has arrested five people on charges of leaking questions of the recruitment tests of five state-run banks, officials said on Wednesday
The arrestees were identified as Md Moktaruzzaman Royal, a technician of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Jane Alam Milon, senior officer of Rupali Bank, Mostafizur Rahman Minal, Md Shamsul Haque Shyamal and Raisul Islam Swapan.
Additional commissioner (detective) of DMP AKM Hafeez Akhter said at a press briefing the arrests were made in drives in the city from Saturday to Wednesday.
During the drives, police seized a laptop, five mobile sets, images of four question papers and answer sheets in WhatsApp, photocopies of an admit card and cash Tk six lakhs from their possession.
The officer said the exams for the post of officers (cash) of five banks under the Bangladesh Bankers Selection Committee were held on November 6. And Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) has been tasked with preparing questions.
"We suspected that the leaked questions reached several thousand job seekers long before the tests," Hafiz added.
During primary interrogation, AUST technician Moktaruzzamn admitted that he collected the copies of the questions with help of other colleagues working at the university.