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NEET scam: Varanasi Police makes arrests, impersonators charged Rs 5 lakh to write exams

NEET rip-off: Varanasi Police makes arrests, impersonators charged Rs 5 lakh to put in writing exams | Information

Varanasi: In one other occasion of Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check (NEET) rip-off, a medical scholar from the King George’s Medical College (KGMU) and one other individual have been arrested by the Varanasi Police. They’ve been arrested for his or her alleged involvement within the NEET solvers’ rip-off. The medico has reportedly been recognized as Dr Osama Shahid and the opposite individual is Abhay Kumar Mehta, stated the police on Wednesday (September 15).
This comes after an inter-state gang of solvers was busted throughout NEET exam-2021 within the Sarnath space on Monday (September 13). The medico and his confederate had been arrested from the Pandeypur crossing on Tuesday.
Earlier, the police had arrested a BDS scholar Juli Kumari, who was allegedly impersonating the precise candidate, and her mom on this connection.
Varanasi Commissioner of police A. Satish Ganesh, stated Dr Osama, a local of Mau district, who had appeared in MBBS closing 12 months examination at KGMU Lucknow this 12 months, used to search out aspirants on behalf of a Patna-based solvers’ gang.
“This gang used to take contracts to ship impersonators to look within the entrance examination. In case a candidate certified within the examination, the gang charged something from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 40 lakh from the candidate,” he stated.
Mehta is the brother of arrested BDS-II scholar Juli Kumari. He had satisfied Juli to look in NEET examination instead of an aspirant from Tripura – Hena Biswas – after getting a proposal of Rs 5 lakh from the solvers’ gang.
“Police have recovered copies of 15 admit playing cards, 4 images of aspirants, 4 receipts of couriers, two cellphones containing chatting of gang members, particulars of cash transaction and different gadgets,” he added.
“Each the individuals arrested on Tuesday have divulged the names of the members of their gang belonging to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and different states. A number of groups of police have been shaped to nab the opposite members in addition to the kingpin of the gang,” he stated.
An FIR has been lodged below part 419 (dishonest by personation), 420 (dishonest and dishonestly inducing supply of property), 467 (forgery), 468 (forgery for goal of dishonest), 471 (fraudulently or dishonestly makes use of as real any doc which he is aware of or has motive to consider to be a solid doc) and 34 (legal act is completed by a number of individuals in furtherance of the widespread intention) of IPC towards them with Sarnath police.
(With IANS inputs)

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