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EAMCET leak: Medical student studying in college in Karnataka arrested


EAMCET leak: Medical student studying in college in Karnataka arrested

 Hyderabad: A medical student studying in a college in Karnataka was today arrested by the Telangana Crime Investigation Department as part of its ongoing probe into the leak of the ‘TS EAMCET-II-2016’ medical question papers.

According to CID, Ganesh Prasad was in touch with other accused persons, who were allegedly involved in leakage of the paper and conducted a preparation camp with leaked EAMCET question paper at Cuttack

He took three students thereafter collecting Rs three lakh as commission from each student, it said.

Since then, it has arrested over 60 persons (brokers and sub-brokers) and seized Rs 2.87 crore related to the scam.

The probe revealed that some students appearing for TS EAMCET-II-2016 (medical) examination from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were taken to camps set up in at least five cities prior to the exam.

They were given practice with the leaked copies of question papers comprising 320 questions with correct answers, the CID had said.

The Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET-II) was conducted on July 9, 2016 by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad and the results were declared on July 14 that year.

Read More: Telangana EAMCET-II exam paper leak: two more arrested


Source: PTI
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