The Commission made this choice in light of the preliminary evidence linking these candidates to the TSPSC question paper leak case, which led to their arrest and subsequent detention to judicial custody. According to a TSPSC notification, P praveen Kumar, Atla raja Shekhar Reddy, and Renuka Rathode were all disqualified. The debarred applicants have two days to provide an explanation to the Commission's secretary before they lose their right to participate in the TSPSC exam until further instructions.
One employee of a multinational corporation was detained by the hyderabad police's Special Investigation Team on sunday for allegedly getting a test paper. The AEE exam paper was obtained by B Narsing Rao, who was arrested, from Praveen, one of the case's top suspects and an Assistant Manager at an MNC in Gachibowli. In the case, the SIT has so far detained 46 people, and a few others are now being questioned.