Data of sainik schools admission test hacked

Lalit Mohan reports:

Data regarding entrance test for admissions to sainik schools has been hacked. Several residents of the Kangra region received phone calls today, demanding money to help their wards clear the examination.

Balbir Kumar, a resident of Lunj area, submitted a complaint to the SP in this regard. Balbir, while talking to The Tribune, said he was surprised when he received a call this morning. “The caller gave me entire details of my child that he had filled the forms for entrance test for admission to Sainik School, Sujanpur in Hamirpur district. The caller said my child was short of 15 marks on the merit list. The caller demanded Rs 10,000 for getting the marks increased to ensure his admission. The caller then sent an SBI account number to me in which, he asked me to deposit Rs 10,000”, he said.

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