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Guwahati Police arrests man who appeared on behalf of JEE Mains topper from Assam


Delhi: A particular person became once arrested by the Guwahati Police from Delhi for acting in the Joint Entrance Examination Mains on behalf of the candidate who ‘topped’ the test in Assam, officers acknowledged on Sunday.

A team, led by Further Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Suprotive Lal Baruah, arrested Pradeep Kumar, the eighth accused to be nabbed in connection with the case, they acknowledged.

Top accused Bhargav Deka, the proprietor of metropolis-based entirely mostly teaching institute World Edu Gentle, became once arrested on 1 November.

The others arrested in the case are Neel Nakshatra Das, who ‘topped’ the examination in the insist and at most modern is out on bail, his doctor father Jyotirmoy Das, a girl worker of the teaching institute and three varied alleged accomplices.

The lady worker became once arrested on 31 October and the assorted 5 accused on 28 October.

Baruah is heading a varied investigating team, attach up to probe the rip-off that came to mild attributable to a viral cellphone call conversation, by which Neel had purportedly admitted to his buddy that a proxy became once outdated for acting in the examination, held on 5 September.

Therefore, a criticism became once filed by one Mitradev Sharma on 23 October in the Azara police residing, alleging that Neel didn’t possess the exam but had outdated a proxy.

Neel allegedly had entered the examination centre in the Borjhar region but came out after registering the biometric attendance with the back of an invigilator, and somebody else took the test on his behalf.

The complainant had also alleged that his fogeys, every of whom are practising doctors, had paid a sum of Rs 15- 20 lakhs to a non-public teaching institute in Guwahati to back him crack the examination.

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