IPS officer, 29, arrested for cheating in civil service exam

Monday, October 30 2017

IPS officer, 29, arrested for cheating in civil service exam

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 09:41 hrs (Image source: Facebook/safeer.karim) Chennai : An 29-year-old Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, aspiring to enter the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), was arrested for cheating in the civil services main exam with Bluetooth equipment, a police officer said on Monday. Safeer Karim, currently an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Tirunelvelli district, was caught talking to his wife in Hyderabad for answers, according to the officer.



Karim, who wanted to become an IAS officer, continued his studies for the civil services examination after joining as police officer in Tirunavelli. He had earlier this year, he cleared the preliminary round. The officer said being caught for cheating in exams will have a serious effect on Karim's career. The 2015 batch officer and an engineering graduate while still appearing for the examination had also founded a coaching institute for other civil services aspirants. SEARCH talking point on sify news Latest Features