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Promise of MBBS Abroad: Police Bust Gang That cheated 200 students of Rs 25 crore


Promise of MBBS Abroad: Police Bust Gang That cheated 200 students of Rs 25 crore

Targeting at students who want to study Medical Degree Course in Foreign Universities, the gang used to collect Rs 25 lakhs to Rs 30 lakhs from each and the registered students were even taken to Foreign countries under Tourist Visa and used to abscond without remitting fees to the Foreign Universities.

Bengaluru: Police have busted a 6 member Inter-State gang that had cheated about 200 students to the tune of about Rs 25 Crore on the promise of getting them Medical seats in foreign Universities and absconded without returning the money collected have been arrested by the police.

Madivala Police said in a release here on Saturday, that the arrested were identified as Suman, Dilip, Yedukondala (both natives of Andhra Pradesh), Ayishbanu, Ranga and Basha.

DCP Dr Boralingegowda said that the gang opened Consultancy Firm in the name of ‘American Service Centre’ in Andhra Pradesh and its branches at Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Tirupathi and Coimbatore.

Targeting at students who want to study Medical Degree Course in Foreign Universities, the gang used to collect Rs 25 lakhs to Rs 30 lakhs from each and the registered students were even taken to Foreign countries under Tourist Visa and used to abscond without remitting fees to the Foreign Universities.

After a cheating case was registered with the Police in Chennai, the gang continued the Consultency Firm but in different name — ‘Medical Teachers Routs Education’ and opened branches in different localities of Chennai, Hyderabad and in the City. When cheating cases were registered in Adugodi Police Station the gang closed the offices and absconded for some time and again opened the Consultency firm in other names (Doctor ward and Ucon Education) but in different localities. The investigation has revealed that the gang used to take the students to Universities in foreign countries which are not recognised and had no proper teaching facility.

Dr Boralingegowda said that the kingpins Gopi Venkatarao his wife Nikila and Jamir are absconding and have settled in foreign countries. Efforts are on to trace their whereabouts and arrest them on cheating charges, he added.

Madivala Police have registered cases against the arrested under various sections of IPC and investigation is in progress.

The gang, after opening branches of their Consultancy firm branches in various cities, even used to give interviews to private channels and advertisements about their firm in Private TV Channels to get the confidence of students who were aspiring to do their Doctor Course in Foreign Universities.


Source: UNI
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