44 examinees expelled from Mahottari for cheating

GAUSHALA: Forty-four students were expelled from the examination for breaching examination conduct in Mahottari district on the first day of Secondary Education Examinations on Thursday.

A monitoring team led by Chief District Officer Birendra Yadav ordered the expulsion of 11 boys and 33 girl examinees for cheating in the English paper yesterday.

The monitoring team expelled six examinees from the Manara Higher Secondary School exam centre, 11 from the Sandha Secondary School exam centre, eight from the Kolhuwa Bageya Secondary School exam centre and 19 from the Bakharibhath Higher Secondary Schol centre, according to the District Education Office, Mahottari.

Likewise, exam invigilator Nagendra Kumar Ojha was also expelled from the Manara Higher Secondary School centre for helping the examinees cheat.

A total of 9,103 students from 103 schools in the district are appearing in the SEE at 28 exam centres in the district.