NEET scam: Varanasi Police arrests impersonators. The Varanasi Police caught a medical student from KGMU and a person in NEET scam. The medico was Dr Osama Shahid and the other person is Abhay Kumar Mehta.
This comes after an inter-state gang of solvers was cracked during NEET exam-2021 in the Sarnath area on Monday (September 13). The two persons arrested from the Pandeypur crossing on Tuesday.
Before, The police had caught a BDS student Juli Kumari. She was allegedly portraying the actual candidate, and her mother in this connection.
Dr Osama, a local of Mau district, appeared in MBBS final year exam at KGMU Lucknow this year. He used to find aspirants on behalf of a Patna-based solvers’ gang.
The gang charged anything from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 40 lakh from the candidate.
Mehta is the spouse of charged BDS-II student Juli Kumari. He had convinced Juli to sit for NEET exam in place of an aspirant from Tripura – Hena Biswas. The solvers’ gang proposed Rs 5 lakh.
Police recovered 15 admit card copies, four photos of aspirants, four receipts of couriers, two mobile phones containing chatting of gang members, particulars of money transaction and other items.
FIR lodged under Article 419 (personal fraud), 420 (fraud and dishonest property inducement), 467 (forgery), 468 (forgery for fraudulent purposes), 471 (fraudulent or dishonest use of documents known to him) Submit or have reason to believe that this is a forged document) and 34 (several people committing crimes to promote common intent) of IPC against them with Sarnath police.
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