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JEE Principal 2020: Candidate Who Scored 99.8% Marks Held For Utilizing Proxy In Examination

New Delhi:

A candidate for the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) Mains, who allegedly used an impersonator to seem for the take a look at on his behalf in Assam and secured 99.8 per cent marks, was arrested on Wednesday, police stated.

His physician father and three different accomplices had been additionally apprehended on this connection. The arrests had been made after a criticism was lodged with the police alleging that the candidate didn’t seem for the take a look at held on September 5 and another person had written the examination on his behalf at a centre in Guwahati, police stated.

An individual recognized as Mitradev Sharma lodged the criticism on October 23. He stated that the candidate scored 99.8 per cent within the JEE-Mains, an entrance examination for admission to engineering faculties.

The police constituted a particular investigation workforce to probe the allegation and the 5 had been arrested subsequently. The police didn’t disclose the function of the three individuals, who had been nabbed in addition to the candidate and his father, within the incident.

The candidate admitted this fraud to a pal throughout a cellphone name which was recorded, police stated. Nevertheless, the connection between the pal and the complainant was additionally not clear.

Sharma alleged that on the day of the examination, the candidate entered the required centre at Borjhar space, however got here out after finishing the biometric attendance with the assistance of an invigilator and one other individual wrote the examination.

It was additionally alleged {that a} non-public teaching institute in Guwahati was concerned within the incident. The police have approached the Nationwide Testing Company, which performed the take a look at throughout the nation, and sought info associated to the JEE Mains to assist them of their investigations.

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