23 job seekers arrested for cheating in Ctg Customs recruitment test

Shining BD Desk || Shining BD

Published: 12/29/2022 5:08:57 AM

Twenty-three job seekers were arrested in connection with cheating in a recruitment test for the post of sipahi of Chattogram Customs over the past couple of days.

According to Chattogram Customs, a total of 3,344 job seekers sat for the written test against the 98 vacant posts on December 22, UNB reports.

Some 350 examinees, who passed the written exam, were asked to face the viva on December 26, 27 and 28.

The customs authorities detained 18 fake job-seekers on Tuesday and five on Wednesday when they appeared before the viva boards.

The job-seekers succeeded in the written exams through forgery which was identified during the viva.

Later, the detainees were handed over to Pahartali Police station.

Earlier on the day of the written exam, the customs authorities also detained seven more job-seekers for forgery and later handed them over to Khulshi police station.

According to the case statement, differences were found between the writing of the written test and signatures during the viva of the arrestees.

Besides, the passed students could not answer the questions made from the written question papers.

Primarily the arrestees admitted that they succeeded in the written test through others in exchange of Tk10,000 to 80,000.

Rozina Khatun, officer-in-charge of the concerned Pahartali police station, said two separate cases were filed in this connection.

Of the cases, 23 people were sued as identified (those arrested) and 23 unnamed others were also sued, she said.

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