The petitioner, the parent of a student, sought direction to the Director of Education and the Director of Government Examinations to conduct re-examination for the subject as it was alleged that the question paper was photographed and was sent to various persons by some teachers of a private school.

Justice T S Sivagnanam directed additional government pleader to reply by April 7, on the petition.
Police had registered a case following the allegations and arrested four teachers and sent them to judicial custody.

The petitioner submitted 118 employees of the Education Department were transferred in connection with the malpractice.

The question paper which was sent through WhatsApp by the teachers also got the answers through it to the teachers who were supervising the examinations, the petitioner submitted and prayed for conducting re-examination of the subject.

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