en individuals have been arrested in Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad for allegedly cheating during a recruitment examination for the publish of Gram Vikas Adhikari (Village Improvement Officer) performed by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Companies Choice Fee (UPSSSC), cops conversant in the matter mentioned on Tuesday.
4 of those males, between 28 and 35 years of age, have been arrested in Gautam Budh Nagar from completely different examination centres in Noida and Better Noida, mentioned officers, including that the arrests have been made following complaints from authorities current in the native colleges the place the examination was held.
Two of the arrested suspects have been recognized as Ajay Kumar and Pawan Kumar, who appeared for the examination on Monday on the Oxford Inexperienced Public Faculty in Better Noida, mentioned Ashok Kumar, extra deputy commissioner of police (Better Noida).
“Whereas Ajay was utilizing an digital system during the examination, Pawan tried to put in writing the examination as a proxy for one other particular person who was the precise candidate. We detained them based mostly on complaints from examination centre officers,” mentioned Kumar.
One other arrest was made in Better Noida by officers from the Beta 2 police station based mostly on data that the suspect, recognized as Sachin Kumar Sharma, used unfair means during the examination held at Jaypee Worldwide Faculty in Sector Omega 2, the police mentioned in an announcement.
One other suspect, recognized as Naresh, recognized by a single identify, who took the examination on Sunday on the Bhawani Shankar Intercollege, was arrested by the police in Noida. “During an inspection, authorities discovered that Naresh was writing the examination as a substitute of the particular candidate, Ram Avtar. The examination centre authorities detained him and knowledgeable us, after which we registered a primary data report and arrested Naresh,” mentioned Shakti Mohan Avasthy, extra deputy commissioner of police (Noida).
The FIRs have been filed beneath related provisions of the Uttar Pradesh Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) and sections of the Indian Penal Code.
In Ghaziabad, the Muradnagar police and a crew from Meerut’s Particular Job Drive arrested six members of a “solver gang” on prices of taking cash to leak the examination paper and impersonating precise candidates to put in writing the examination on their behalf. Investigators recovered faux Aadhaar playing cards, admit playing cards, photocopies of OMR sheets, a query guide and three cellphones from the suspects’ possession.
The suspects have been recognized as Chandan, Abhay Kumar, Satendra, Sandeep, Ajit Kumar and Devendra Singh. Devendra and Satendra are aged 33, whereas the opposite suspects are between 25 and 30 years, mentioned officers.
“We have been tipped off in regards to the suspects’ deliberate operations to assist candidates move the recruitment examination in alternate for cash. The suspects have been apprehended on the Ordnance Manufacturing facility trijunction in Muradnagar whereas on their technique to an examination centre to hold out their plan,” the police mentioned in an official assertion.