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13 arrested in Bihar in NEET-UG question paper leak case

The Bihar Police has so far arrested 13 persons, including four examinees and their family members, in connection with the alleged question paper leak of the NEET-UG held on May 5, officials said.
Last Updated : 11 May 2024, 03:46 IST
Last Updated : 11 May 2024, 03:46 IST

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Patna: The Bihar Police has so far arrested 13 persons, including four examinees and their family members, in connection with the alleged question paper leak of the NEET-UG held on May 5, officials said.

Investigation into the “paper leak” was handed over to the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police on Friday, they said.

“The case was being investigated by a special team of the Patna Police till now. Total 13 people, including four examinees and their family members, have been arrested so far. Besides, one of the arrested accused is also involved in the Bihar Public Service Commission's (BPSC) Teachers Recruitment Exam (TRE)-3 paper leak case,” an EOU release said.

“All accused are in judicial custody and EOU sleuths will start their custodial interrogation. Police have already seized incriminating documents and electronic devices from the possession of the accused. Investigations so far have revealed that the question papers of NEET-UG and their answers were provided to around 35 aspirants before the May 5 exam,” it said.

Further investigation is underway, the release added.

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Published 11 May 2024, 03:46 IST

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