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    Police officer’s son caught using iPhone to scan question paper in AP Group-1 prelims exam

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    A candidate was caught cheating in the Group 1 prelims exam in Ongole, Andhra Pradesh on March 17, 2024. The candidate, identified as Siva Shankar, is the son of a circle inspector from Palnadu district. Siva Shankar was allegedly caught trying to scan the question paper using his iPhone, as reported by another candidate who witnessed the act.

    Joint Collector Gopalakrishna expelled Siva Shankar from the exam centre and handed him over to the police. Siva Shankar refused to disclose his iPhone password, and despite attempts by an IT team, the information couldn’t be accessed. It was unknown how he managed to sneak in an iPhone despite security checks and metal detectors.

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    Ongole Deputy Superintendent of Police M Kishore Babu said that Siva Shankar was booked for malpractice.

    The Andhra Pradesh High Court has scrapped the Group 1 results of 2018 and ordered for the exam to be conducted again within six months. The government plans to appeal this decision. In another news, the AP government has rescheduled the DSC 2024 exam to begin from March 30.

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