CBI Nabs ‘Kingpin’ Aman Singh From Jharkhand’s Dhanbad

CBI Nabs ‘Kingpin’ Aman Singh From Jharkhand’s Dhanbad

Aman Singh, an alleged co-conspirator within the NEET-UG paper leak case, was arrested by the CBI from Dhanbad in Jharkhand. He’s named as one of many ‘kingpins’ within the case.

NEET-UG Paper Leak Case: CBI Nabs 'Kingpin' Aman Singh From Jharkhand's Dhanbad
NEET-UG 2024 paper leak has sparked scholar protests throughout the nation. (File/PTI)

NEET-UG Paper Leak Case: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which is probing the NEET-UG paper leak case, has arrested an alleged ‘kingpin’ of the rip-off, Aman Singh from Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district.

In line with officers, Singh, an alleged co-conspirator within the NEET-UG paper leak case, was arrested by the CBI because the federal company has developed intelligence about Jharkhand-based module allegedly concerned within the paper leak of NEET-UG 2024.

That is the sixth arrest by the central company in reference to the case, they added. Earlier, the company had arrested principal and vice principal of Hazaribagh-based Oasis college within the case and two individuals who allegedly offered secure premises to NEET candidates the place burnt query papers had been recovered by Bihar Police.

The CBI has registered six FIRs within the case. The FIR from Bihar pertains to leakage of paper whereas remaining from Gujarat and Rajasthan pertains to impersonation of candidates and dishonest.

The company’s personal FIR on a reference from the Union Schooling Ministry pertains to a “complete investigation” into alleged irregularities within the medical entrance examination.

NEET-UG Paper Leak

The NEET-UG 2024 medical entrance examination grew to become embroiled in a raging controversy after situations of paper leaks and alleged irregularities surfaced, triggering mass protests by college students and opposition events throughout the nation.

The row erupted following the declaration of NEET-UG 2024 outcomes which noticed an unprecedented 67 candidates securing an ideal rating of 720/720, bringing the aggressive check beneath the scanner and triggering protests throughout in opposition to the NTA after it was found that the NEET query paper was leaked in a number of states forward of the exams.

NEET-UG is performed by the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) for admissions to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH and different associated programs in authorities and personal establishments.

This yr, the examination was performed on Might 5 at 4,750 centres in 571 cities, together with 14 overseas. Almost 24 lakh candidates had appeared for the check.

A complete of 67 college students had scored an ideal 720, unprecedented within the NTA’s historical past, with six from a Haryana centre figuring within the listing, elevating suspicions about irregularities within the examination. It has been alleged that grace marks contributed to 67 college students sharing the highest rank.

Later, the variety of candidates sharing the highest rank within the NEET-UG lowered to 61 from 67 because the NTA introduced the revised outcomes on July 1.

(With inputs from companies)

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