New Delhi: Four people have been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI), on charges of criminal conspiracy and attempt to cheat in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted on Sunday, May 6. The four cheats allegedly guaranteed government medical college seats to entrants.
The four miscreants were booked on the basis of a complaint registered by NEET Director, Dr Sanyam Bharadwaj with the CBI on the day of the exam. The four named in the Director’s , complaint as suspects are- Mohit Kumar aka Mohit Choudhary, Arti Tomar, Ashwini Tomar and Manoj Kumar Sikka.
Mohit Kumar, the first accused is a resident of Khurja in Uttar Pradesh, while Arti and Ashwini Tomar, the second and third run a private tutorial named ‘Akruti Education’ in Delhi’s West Patel Nagar. The fourth and the last accused, Manoj Sikka, runs a Ludhiana consultancy in for NEET-UG admissions reported News 18.
According to the complainant, Kumar fooled NEET candidates and their parents by promising to help the applicants in clearing the NEET exam. Besides this also guaranteed a secure seat in various government and private colleges across India. He is alleged to have been working in connivance with the Tomars in their money making business called ‘Akruti Education’ along with Manoj Sikka.