This online news medium understands that JAMB Special Technical Task Team of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) revealed this in its report.
According to the report, 48 out of the 136 suspects were arrested in Bauchi during the examination held in the country from April 11 to 19.
It was followed by Sokoto and Lagos states followed, with five persons each.
Also, the report obtained by Premium Times further revealed that the arrests were made in 23 out of the 36 states.
The task team reported that the legal department of the state police command was vetting the case files of the suspects arrested in Bauchi State to ascertain the appropriate legal steps to toe.
Three of the five suspects arrested in Sokoto State have been arraigned in court. The two others were granted bail but their sureties were yet to produce them for trial.
In Lagos State, three suspects have been arraigned in court for selling JAMB questions papers.
This is as the other two arrested in the state were granted bail but were yet to be produced by sureties too.
One suspect was arrested each in Kebbi and Kwara states with arrests also made in Gombe, Ekiti, Abia, Delta, Plateau, Oyo and the Federal Capital Territory.
Borno, Enugu, Adamawa, Rivers, Kaduna, Bayelsa, Edo and Ebonyi are some of the other states were people were nabbed for several offences.