Six detained by Bihar police in connection with NEET exam irregularities

The results of the exams were announced on June 4, but they were followed by allegations of question paper leaks in states such as Bihar, among other irregularities.
Police use force to stop workers of SFI, who were leading a protest march demanding an inquiry into the alleged irregularities in NEET exam.
Police use force to stop workers of SFI, who were leading a protest march demanding an inquiry into the alleged irregularities in NEET exam.Express

DEOGHAR: The Bihar Police detained six people from Jharkhand's Deoghar district in connection with alleged irregularities in the medical entrance exam NEET, an official said on Saturday.

“They were detained from a house near AIIMS-Deoghar in the Devipur police station area on Friday night,” he said.

"The Bihar Police gave us a tip-off. Based on our identification, they were taken into custody. All the suspects have been taken to Bihar," SDPO (Deoghar Sadar) Ritvik Srivastava told PTI.

“The suspects were allegedly living at the house of one Jhunu Singh,” he added.

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They were identified as Paramjit Singh alias Bittu, Chintu alias Baldev Kumar, Kaju alias Prashant Kumar, Ajit Kumar, Rajiv Kumar alias Karu, all residents of Nalanda district of Bihar, and Panku Kumar, according to a statement issued by the Deoghar Police.

NEET-UG was conducted by the NTA on May 5, with around 24 lakh candidates taking part in it.

The results were announced on June 4, but they were followed by allegations of question paper leaks in states such as Bihar, among other irregularities.

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