Noida, (28/1/2019): Noida Special Task Force had arrested three persons for allegedly impersonating candidates during an exam for recruiting constables in UP police in Mathura.
The three arrested were identified as Pawan, Rajkumar and Jivan Singh, all three residents of Aligarh.
Police have also found some spy cameras, admit cards and electronic communication devices, etc. from their possession.
Raj Kumar Mishra, DSP, Noida STF, said while briefing the incident that “the STF had received an information regarding people impersonating in the police recruitment exams, on Sunday.
Search was conducted immediately at the exam centers and found out that one candidate is impersonating. After inquiry the accused was identified as Jivan Singh”.
“Police also found an admit card from his possession”, he added.
“While questioning, Jivan revealed that Pawan was the gang leader and he only appeared in the examination after directions from Pawan.
After this, police laid a trap and caught Pawan from the neighborhood. While questioning he told us about an accomplice, Rajkumar, who solved the question papers from outside, and shared the answers through Bluetooth device with the candidates.
The accused have been booked for cheating and impersonation. They were produced in a local court on Sunday that sent them to judicial custody. Police is doing further investigations to find if some more people are involved in the racket”, said Mishra.
Police are also looking for the student who had hired them to impersonate in the exam.
The gang members charged Rs 5 Lakh from each candidates and helped them qualify in the exams.