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Chennai: IPS officer caught using bluetooth device to clear UPSC examinations, wife dictating answers from Hyderabad

An Indian Police Service (IPS) serving as Tirunelveli assistant superintendent of police (ASP) was caught using bluetooth device during the civil services (main) examination at Chennai’s Presidency Girls Higher Secondary School in Chennai on Monday.


  |  Updated On : October 31, 2017 09:33 PM
Chennai: IPS officer caught using bluetooth device to clear UPSC examinations, wife dictating answers from Hyderabad.

Chennai: IPS officer caught using bluetooth device to clear UPSC examinations, wife dictating answers from Hyderabad.

Chennai :  

An Indian Police Service (IPS) serving as Tirunelveli assistant superintendent of police (ASP) was caught using bluetooth device during the civil services (main) examination at Chennai’s Presidency Girls Higher Secondary School in Chennai on Monday.

The Cheenai Police said, the IPS officer on probation has been identified as Shafeer Khan. The IPS officer and his wife are in police custody.

Chennai police commissioner AK Viswanathan has confirmed the arrest of the probationary IPS officer Shafeer Khan.

According to police, the assistant superintendent of police (ASP) was talking to his wife over the phone with help of a bluetooth device. She was allegedly talking to his wife, who was reportedly dictating answers to him from Hyderabad.

According to police, Karim was using a bluetooth device to procure answers from his wife during a general studies test.  He was caught by a Union Public Service Commission squad.

The probationary IPS officer has been booked for cheating under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) as well as several sections of IT Act-2003

The accused, who has been arrested, might face dismissal from the force because he was still under probation when the incident occurred. He had successfully cleared the civil services examination in 2014.

First Published: Monday, October 30, 2017 11:39 PM


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