Hyderabad: Task Force sleuths in Hyderabad on Saturday arrested principals and officials of some colleges, who had allegedly helped students by getting impersonators to write some papers of the graduate and post-graduate examinations of distance learning programmes conducted by the Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.
In all, seven persons were arrested while two others are absconding. Among the arrested are R. Suresh, correspondent of Sri Chaitanya Academy, Himayathnagar, Ch. Vijay Kumar, coordinator of SV College, Ramanthapur, G. Swarnalatha, principal of RK College, Chikkadpally and M. Kiran Kumar, supervisor of Sri Chaitanya Academy. Police also arrested K. Saptagiri, G. Yellesha and S. Naresh who are said to have helped them in leaking the papers.
One Radha Kishan Reddy, correspondent of SV Junior and Degree College, Ramanthapur, and the management of Siddhartha Academy, Dilsukhnagar are absconding, police said.
The Task Force also seized the original answer-sheets and question papers of M.Sc. II year (data mining and techniques). The Acharya Nagarjuna University conducted the M.Sc. II (data mining and techniques) examination in Hyderabad on May 29.
“Kiran Kumar would collect the question papers from the centres and the impersonators would write the exam outside,” said N. Koti Reddy, additional DCP, Task Force, South Zone.