Bhurungamari Upazila Secondary Education Officer of Kurigram Abdur Rahman has been dismissed in connection with the leak of SSC exam questions. District Education Officer Shamchul Alam confirmed this information on Thursday afternoon.
So far, six people including the headmaster and center secretary of Nehal Uddin Girls High School of Bhurungamari in Kurigram have been arrested in the question leak case. They were sent to jail.
Dinajpur Education Board’s biology and higher mathematics exam question papers were canceled on Thursday due to question leak. Earlier, mathematics (compulsory), physics (theoretical), agricultural education (theoretical) and chemistry (theoretical) have been suspended. The process of reprinting the question papers of these six exams has been started, said Education Board Chairman Md. Kamrul Islam. This information has been informed from a circular sent to the eight district commissioners.
According to the notification, the canceled questions by September 24 should be stored separately in separate trunks with strict security in the treasury offices.
Among the six arrested, Hamidul Islam, teacher of agricultural science of the same school, Sohel Chowdhury, teacher of Bengal and peon Sujan Mia were arrested on Wednesday night. Earlier on Tuesday night, English teacher Aminur Rahman Russell and Islamic education teacher Zobair Hossain were arrested along with the head teacher.