Hyderabad, Apr 28 UNI | 3 months ago

Crime Investigation Department (CID) have arrested three more culprits in the PG Medical Entrance Test (PGMET-2014) Question Paper Leakage Case.

In the case, CID has already arrested 18 brokers and 23 candidates, totally 41, who benefited out of the leaked question papers and now they are in jail.

On the specific information, CID arrested one culprit at Bangalore yesterday and two culprits at Vijayawada today, who are also responsible for leakage of the printed question paper, circulated to the candidates and tutored them in various places-- Mumbai, Goa, Hyderabad and Bangalore, a police release here today said.

TGMET was conducted on March 2, 2014 at 24 centers across nine towns of Andhra Pradesh and the result was announced on March 15.

There was lot of uproar in the student community as they suspected large scale malpractice in the conduct and declaration of results in the aforesaid examination.

The Joint Action Committee of Junior Doctors' Association, Gandhi Hospital Wing, Secunderabad gave a representation to Andhra Pradesh Governor regarding the alleged malpractice in the PGMET-2014.

As per the instructions of the Governor, the state government has ordered CID investigate the case.

Lot of incriminating material--Cheques, bank cards, cell phones, Laptops etc were seized during course of investigation to establish the involvement of the accused and their inter communication and conspiracy.

(Posted on 29-04-2014)