MINISTRY PROBES SPM EXAM PAPERS LEAK
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is investigating allegations involving the sale of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination papers by a syndicate. “The ministry is investigating the allegation. Action will be taken and those found responsible will be prosecuted by the authorities,” it said in a statement yesterday. The ministry said it is taking a serious view of the allegation, reported by the China Press on Sunday. On Nov 9, the ministry denied allegations of a leak of the History Paper 1 and 2, as speculated on social media. It said an investigation conducted by the Examinations Board found no leakage and candidates need not resit the two papers.