NEET UG Row: Bihar Police detain 6 from Jharkhand's Deoghar in NEET 'paper leak' case, details here - Hindustan Times
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NEET UG Row: Bihar Police detain 6 from Jharkhand's Deoghar in NEET 'paper leak' case, details here

PTI | , New Delhi
Jun 22, 2024 03:58 PM IST

The six were detained based on a tip-off from a house near AIIMS-Deoghar in Devipur police station area of Jharkhand on Friday night, an official said.

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

NEET UG Row: Bihar Police has detained six from Deoghar district in Jharkhand in connection with the alleged paper leak case. (Representative image/HT file)
NEET UG Row: Bihar Police has detained six from Deoghar district in Jharkhand in connection with the alleged paper leak case. (Representative image/HT file)

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

Also read: Bihar Police obtain reference question papers of NEET exam, plan to tally with seized documents

"The Bihar Police gave us a tip-off. 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 said.

Also read: Scrapping of exam or re-test for a few, what people said in the HT NEET UG Poll, netizens react to fiasco

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, besides other irregularities.

Also read: NEET-UG, UGC-NET row: Here's all you need to know about NTA and its role

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