Five arrested for leaking NEET- 2 exam paper
Students leave the campus of Guru Harkrishan Public school at Vasant Vihar after appearing for NEET- 2 exam in New Delhi on Sunday.
Five people were arrested by Ramnagar and Haldwani police on Sunday for leaking the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Phase 2 paper.
The question paper was changed last minute by the management after being informed of the leak by Nainital police on Saturday night, senior superintendent of police, Nainital, Sweety Aggarwal said.
The NEET Phase 2 was conducted amid tight security at examination centres across the country on Sunday morning. About 4,500 people gave the exam at seven centres in Haldwani.
Those arrested were identified by police as Sanjay Kumar Prabhat of Sheikhpura and Ajay Sinha of Rohtas (both in Bihar), and Nishat Ahmed of Delhi. On questioning, the trio revealed the names of Dinesh Prasad of Patna and Vikas Kumar of Chhapra (also in Bihar), who were arrested from Sindhi Chauraha in Haldwani.
Around 40 students have reportedly confessed to paying between Rs 10 to 40 lakh for the leaked question paper.