ATS busts gang involved in leaking NEET-2017 paper, medical colleges under scanner
5 members of the gang arrested, 11 students detained
Last Updated: May 7, 2017, 11:59 pm
Jaipur: When NEET-2017 was being conducted across the country on Sunday, the Rajasthan anti terrorist squad (ATS) was busy busting an interstate gang of criminals involved in leaking medical entrance exam papers and also duping aspirants of lacks of rupees by promising them a place on the merit list. The ATS has arrested five members of this gang including an employee of the state government’s animal husbandry department and members of medical mafia in Delhi. The agency also detained 11 students from Jaipur and Delhi who had paid money to this gang. Officials said that authorities of some medical colleges, hand-in-glove with this gang, were also under scanner and may be arrested in the coming days. The gang was selling papers to NEET aspirants through an office - Edu Guides and Edu Target Consultancy Private Limited - in Jaipur’s Ganpati Plaza. The paper seized from this gang was, however, found not to be matching with the actual paper. Five accused who were arrested are:
- Vikram Singha - He was living in Sun & Moon Apartments in Vidhyadhar Nagar's Sector - 5. Vikram hails from Savitri Nagar in Delhi.
- Vikas Kumar Sinha - Vikram's brother. The brother stayed together in Vidhyadhar Nagar.
- Bhupendra Sharma - an employee at the state government's animal husbandry department.
- Ashok Gupta
- Rahul - A resident of Delhi.
First published: May 7, 2017