Police personnel had been taken in for a shock as they got here throughout three admit playing cards bearing the identical candidate’s picture whereas going by means of paperwork of candidates showing for the bodily examination for recruitment of Delhi Police constables on Wednesday. Three males, together with two brothers from Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur, who paid the identical stand-in Rs 27 lakh to take the examination for them, for Delhi Police recruitment, are amongst 24 individuals who have been arrested for a fraud carried out in a minimum of three centres.
The examination for recruitment of constables was held in December 2020. A particular investigation workforce of northeast district probing the rip-off has discovered hyperlinks to Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan up to now, and registered 16 FIRs.
The brothers, recognized as Nilesh Kumar Khairwa and Naveen Kumar Khairwa, and one Satish Kumar had been arrested on Wednesday from Jharoda Kalan in Baba Haridas Nagar, Delhi. “After scanning their admit playing cards we discovered that the identical man appeared for the three, and his picture was obtainable in our database. We have now arrested them and try to get extra particulars,” a senior police officer stated.
The fraud was uncovered when admit playing cards of the candidates who had taken the written examination had been checked earlier than their bodily examination. This 12 months, for the primary time, the purposes showing for the bodily examination had been photographed individually, and the anomaly was found when the images of candidates showing for the 2 exams didn’t match.
Other than the three, DCP (Recruitment Cell) Shweta Chauhan stated, “Presently, 11 arrested individuals have been recognized — Pradeep Kumar (27), Rohit Kumar (22), Sachin Kumar (22), Deepak Kumar (22), Satayveer Singh (21), Rinku Kumar (19), Rinku Kumar Meena (24), Arvind Kumar (22), Har Prasad (26), Umesh Kumar Meena (22) and Monu Kumar (20).”
“It’s believed that the candidates despatched impersonators to look for the computer-based written examination. Since, Delhi Police is conducting a number of phases of verification, these impersonators have been caught,” she stated.
A number of circumstances have been registered at Sonia Vihar and Baba Haridas Nagar police stations. “We have now made a devoted workforce to analyze the case and unearth the entire conspiracy,” DCP (North-East) Sanjay Kumar Sain stated.
Recruitment of each women and men constables is being finished by Delhi Police, with round 15 lakh candidates showing for the examination. Earlier, 9 had been arrested when discovered dishonest utilizing Bluetooth units, a senior police officer stated.
Chauhan stated 67,740 candidates will endure bodily examination at three areas in Delhi. “Intensive preparations have been put in place maintaining in view the sensitivity of the train, and all Covid-related tips and protocol are being adopted. Round 1,200 police personnel have been deployed.”