Violation of Section 144 around exam centres irks Khuhro

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KARACHI

Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmad Khuhro has taken strong exception to violation of Section 144 imposed around designated examination centres for the students appearing in 1X and X exams in the province.
The Education Department officials on Wednesday said the minister holding concerned boards responsible for examination papers being leaked, instances of cheating during exams, late arrival of question papers to the centres, has ordered the authorities concerned to submit a detailed report about these discrepancies.
The minister in his surprise visit to few of the examination centres also expressed his annoyance about photocopy shops found functioning around these centres, even during examination hours.
Nisar said cheating and copying culture is a major nuisance for the students themselves and the boards’ administration need to take fool proof measures to address the situation.
He said due action would also be taken against all those found responsible to disturb the environment required at any examination centre.