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Jaipur police arrest Delhi resident for medical college admission fraud of Rs 1.37 crore

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March 13, 2023, 8:44 am


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JAIPUR: The city police arrested a 48-year-old man, Neeraj Kumar Singh, for defrauding a coaching institute owner of Rs 1.37 crore. Posing as an AIIMS doctor, Neeraj had promised to get five students of the complainant’s coaching institute admitted to medical colleges for an MBBS degree. 

Pratap Nagar police station officials said Neeraj currently lived in Model Town SEcond in New Delhi. An FIR had been registered against Neeraj with Pratap Nagar police station by coaching institute owner Srilal Gehlot, a resident of Jodhpur. 

In the police complaint, he stated that he had met Neeraj through one Ravi Choudhary. Neeraj introduced himself as a doctor at AIIMS in Delhi. 

Neeraj assured the police complainant that he could secure seats in medical colleges for students. 

After Sirlal Gehlot paid him crores of rupees, Neeraj stopped attending his calls and then disappeared following which he approached the police and registered an FIR. 

The police had earlier arrested the middleman, Ravi Choudhary and launched a search for Niraj. He was also arrested from Delhi and brought to Jaipur on a production warrant. 

The police are investigating if the accused had defrauded other students also. Further investigation is going on. 

First published: March 13, 2023