Due to a paper leak, the UKSSSC chairman has resigned.

S Raju resigned as the chairman of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC) on Friday . His resignation comes as a result of a recent STF investigation, which found that the question papers for the UKSSSC exam arranged last year were priced at Rs 15 lakh .

S Raju resigned as the chairman of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC), citing moral grounds, on Friday.His resignation comes as a result of a recent STF investigation, which discovered that the question papers for the UKSSSC exam arranged last year were priced at Rs 15 lakh.After retiring as the states' new chief secretary, S Raju was appointed as the chairman of UKSSSC on September 23, 2016.In September this year, he was scheduled to finish his service as the chairman of the UKSSSC.

The UKSSSC itself reported the suspected paper leak to the government.CM Dhami ordered an investigation into our complaint, as a result of ours.Despite this, some people were speaking about the body and raising concerns about its functioning, which is regrettable.I resigned on moral grounds, said Raju.

For the question paper leak, the STF has arrested 13 people, including four government employees, according to its inquiry.It has also obtained around 85 lakh cash from the inmates, who allegedly sold the question paper to over 20 examiners for Rs 15 lakh each.The UKSSSC question paper was reportedly leaked by a worker at a Lucknow-based printing press that was supposed to print and seal it.The accused employee, Abhishek Verma, who is the prosecution's chief suspect, is accused of leaked the question paper of all three sets on the Telegram app.

Verma was arrested by the STF about a week ago.He is now in prison.