MahaTET scam : Incarcerated Tukaram Supe, four other accused test Covid-19 positive; 11 police officers, including DCP, contract the virus too

by Team Deccan Express
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Pune : deccan express The five arrested accused in the MahaTET question paper leak scam have tested Covid-19 positive. Suspended State Council of Examination Commissioner Tukaram Supe, Sivkumar Ashwinkumar, Ashutosh Sharma, Nishid Gaikwad, and Rahul Linghot have been infected.


Moreover, 11 officials, including the DCP, from the Pune Cyber Police also contracted the virus. They came in contact with the accused and got Covid-19. This has added to the woes of Cyber police. DCP Bhagyashree Navatake and her 10 colleagues, who are investigating the scam, have tested positive.


Meanwhile, the Cyber police have requested the court that it would not be safe to come in contact with the Covid-19 positive accused. Hence, they should be remanded in judicial custody for now.


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