Spreading rumor of paper leak is also a crime, know this law, otherwise you will get into trouble

Spreading rumor of paper leak is also a crime, know this law, otherwise you will get into trouble

JPSC Paper Leak: News of paper leak keeps coming every day. Sometimes these news are true and sometimes they are spread only to harass students, candidates and their parents. Whatever may be the reason, the rumor of paper leak causes a lot of loss. Recently there were rumors regarding the PCS pre-examination of Jharkhand Public Service Commission and the candidates protested against it. However, the board has clarified that this news is false and the paper has not been leaked.

Action will be taken

Jharkhand Public Service Commission has said that strict action will be taken against those who have spread the news of paper leak. Action can be taken against these people under the Jharkhand Competitive Examination Act, 2023. Under this, action is taken as a measure to prevent and stop unfair means in recruitment. Here a false video of paper leak was also made viral.

How much punishment will there be

Under this Act, if caught cheating in a competitive examination, there will be a punishment of one to three years. Apart from this, a fine of up to Rs 5 lakh may have to be paid. The punishment has been reduced, earlier there was a provision of punishment of seven years and five years, which was reduced to five years and three years.

Will be applicable on these also

Under the ambit of this Act, paper leaks by examination agencies, employees and their family members and relatives will also be punished. If caught for the first time, the student can be punished with imprisonment of one year and a fine of up to five lakh rupees, and if caught again, he can be punished with imprisonment of three years and a fine of ten lakh rupees.

What is the punishment

Generally speaking on spreading rumours, the IT Act – Under section 2000, there is a punishment of three years and a fine of Rs 5 lakh. And if you do this again on social media, there is a punishment of five years and a fine of one million rupees.

Those who leak the paper may have to pay ten years in jail and a fine of Rs 1 crore under Bill 2024. Candidates have been kept out of this law.

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