In a fresh case of lapse in the conduction of examination in Uttar Pradesh, the State police has busted a gang in Etah who participated in mass cheating during the recently held intermediate examinations.A school principal identified as Gauri Shankar and nineothers were arrested by the U.P. Special Task Force (STF) on Saturday. According to the police, Shankar had organized mass cheating through paid solvers in a school close to the authorized exam centre. Upon investigation by a team of STF, the police visited a local school, Ma Gayatri Inter College, located close to an authorized exam centre, they discovered nine youths writing copies of the English paper though unfair means.The school where they were found was not an authorized centre. The youths admitted they were solving the papers for other students illegally for money.“On questioning, they admitted that the question papers were provided to them by the principal Gauri Shankar and his son Shiv Prakash who organized the mass cheating,” said a police spokesperson.