Fake SLC examinees held

KATHMANDU: Two fake SLC examiners were arrested from two different exam centres on Tuesday.

A fake examinee was arrested from  the Panipokhari-based Bhanubhakta Memorial School and the rest one from a centre in Mahottari district.

Keshav Thapa and Pradip Bohara were arrested after it was found that the former was sitting in the Social Studies examination today in place of Bohara, a student of the Sahayogi Pathasala Baikalpik Vidyalaya, Bhatbhateni.

The two have been taken to the District Police Office, Hanumandhoka after the arrest, said the District Education Officer of Kathmandu, Baikuntha Aryal.

The fake students are sure to face six months in jail or one hundred thousand rupees in fine or both. The SLC exam started on March 14 and would conclude on March 22.