Bangladesh MP 'hired lookalikes' to take university exams

A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been expelled from university after allegedly hiring as many as eight lookalikes to take exams in her place. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Bangladeshi lawmaker has been expelled from university after allegedly hiring as many as eight lookalikes to take exams in her place.
  • The scandal emerged after private broadcaster Nagorik TV entered a test hall and confronted one of the women posing as Nusrat.
  • Test fraud, cheating and leaking of question papers ahead of exams are common in Bangladesh, prompting authorities frequently to cancel results.

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